A few months ago, The New York Times carried an article entitled "The Leveling of America." It was written by William Manchester, a faculty member of Wesleyan University and author of the recent biography of Douglas MacArthur, The American Caesar. In this article Manchester lamented America's preoccupation with idolizing equality and shunning any recognition of human excellence.
Stockdale, James B.
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