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Friday, October 06, 2006

More Books than Burgers

Do you ever get depressed about literacy in decline? There's a steady trend, year after year, that fewer people read for pleasure -- especially fiction and poetry.

When I saw David McCullough last year in DC, he had some reassuring news.

"If you ever find yourself worried about the state of our country, remember this: we still have more public libraries than we have McDonald's. Our country has the best library system of the world."

Now there's something to chew on! Visit David McCullough at his online library.


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