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During my 42 years in the newspaper business, 28 of them was spent as publisher and editor of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland Ohio, I was able to meet one on one with many world leaders, heads of state (including nine American presidents) and others of remarkable abilities.
The following personality sketches of some of the legendary figures I have met include a few geniuses as well. ...
I hope my readers will enjoy these personal observations about some of the people who have shaped events to a greater or lesser degree during the latter half of the 20th century.
(From the Introduction, by Thomas Vail, Publisher and Editor of the Plain Dealer 1963-1991
ISBN13: 978-1-936323-06-7 ISBN10: 1-936323-06-0
Thatcher, Sadat, Brandt, John Knight, Yousuf Karsh, Russell Page, the duke and duchess of Devonshire, Frank Boyden, Windsor Thomas White, world leaders, heads of state
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Vail, Thomas, "Nine Legends: Sketches of Remarkable People Based on Personal Relationships" (2004). Cleveland Memory. 21.