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"Jules A. Hojnowski" <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 12 Jan 1998 10:19:42 -0500
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>Dear Forum members:
>Thanks to all those who were helpful in my search for the text.
>I contacted the Univ. of Hartford web site as well.  Prof. Ingrid Russell
>provided the correct URL and I finally retrieved the speech.  I've shared
>it with Barb Schmidt via a private e-mail. (P.S. Barb, still no luck on
>the bicycle photo.  Thought maybe John Selye's book might have one
>but came up emptyhanded)
>But the thought also occurred to me that other Forum members might
>appreciate what Hal had to say.  It's a heartfelt, thoughtful criticism of
>where the technological revolution might be leading us.  I believe _The
>Charlotte Observer_ will publish it in this Tuesday's edition, just in time
>for Hal's sold-out performance here Tuesday night.
>As if Twain himself didn't provide enough endlessly fascinating topics
>for discussion, here's one from a man who writes and thinks as well
>as he acts.  (Pardon my editorializing.)
>The URL is :   OR

I found that this address needed to have a capital "s" for it to work.


>go to the University web page at and click on
>the News and Events link, then click on the "Text of commencement
>address" link.  The page has the 1997 address and a link to Holbrook's
>speech at the bottom of the page.
>Best regards to all,
>Roger Durrett
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