Notebook: May 13, 1996


"Hush little baby, don't say a word, Papa's gonna buy you a mockingbird. And if that mockingbird don't sing, Papa's gonna buy you...Oh, I don't know...Europe?" --Bill Gates' lullaby to his new daughter, as imagined by Advertising Age columnist Bob Garfield, in USA Today

"They were rude...and they dismissed him. And he was furious and he was shaking...He threatened to get even." --Northwestern University professor Don Saari on ABC News, recounting Ted Kaczynksi's response to the refusal by Northwestern and the University of Illinois to publish his manuscript--five weeks before the first Unabomber attack occurred

"She wasn't an acrobat, but...

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