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NYT’s John F. Burns Writes Into the Sunset

From our Late to the Going-Away Party desk Yesterday’s New York Times featured the swan song of the storied John F. Burns, appropriately on Page One. On Second Try, A Kingly Burial For Richard III LEICESTER, England — For an English … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (London Olympics Edition)

The 2012 Summer Games aren’t just an #NBCfail, they’re a #Londonfail as well. From John F. Burns’s New York Times piece headlined, “After Warnings of an Olympic Crush, Businesses Suffer in a Deserted London.” Jeremy Hunt, the culture and sport … Continue reading

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Harry Patch, R.I.P.

Nice piece by New York Times writer John F. Burns about the funeral of Harry Patch, who died at the age of 111 as the last living British soldier from World War I. Mr. Patch survived “the fighting at Ypres … Continue reading

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