On Tue, 1 May 2007 09:18:44 -0400 Michael Smith <[log in to unmask]>
> On Tuesday 01 May 2007 08:40, turpin d'isigny-ffytche wrote:
> > This may even be a feature of an American Mentalité - "History is
> I think it was Henry Ford who said that.
The real quote: "History is more or less bunk. It's tradition. We don't
want tradition. We want to live in the present, and the only history that
is worth a tinker's damn is the history we make today."
(interview with Charles N. Wheeler, Chicago Tribune, May 25, 1916)