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CSPAN
Jul 4, 2017 12:10pm EDT
almost exactly as it looked in the 18th century. and then he said this is where george washington and martha entertained hamilton, lafayette, adams, jay, madison. he said, we're sitting in the same place. and everybody stood up to toast. all of us were misty-eyed and had goose bumped. i once asked david is it true you do all your typing on a typewriter? he said, absolutely. i write on a royal standard, a 1940 model that i bought secondhand in 1965. i asked him why he never changed to a computer. gay, i understand my typewriter and i don't understand computers. and also with a twinkle in his eye he said, i like to hear the ping at the end of the sentence. rosalie told me that wherever he goes, that typewriter is with him. and all he has ever had to do is change the ribbon a few times. she also told me he's a great water colorist. i didn't know that. he's a fine painter. and rosalie paints too, he said. but she says, gay, he is going to have an exhibit some day soon. after reading john adams in 1776, which david wrote at martha's vineyard, i said how do you get your mind into the 18th c
CSPAN
Apr 16, 2017 10:50pm EDT
. and then he said, this is where george washington and martha entertained, hamilton, lafayette, adams, madison. he said we are sitting in the same place, and everybody stood up to toast. all of us were misty eyed and had goosebumps. i once asked david, is it true you do all of your typing on a typewriter, he said, absolutely. i write on a 1940 royal standard that i bought secondhand in 1965. i asked him why he never changed to a computer. gay, i understand my typewriter and i don't understand computers. and also with a twinkle in his eye, he said i like to hear the ping at the end of a sentence. rosalie told me wherever he goes, that typewriter is with him. and all he has ever had do is change the ribbon a few times. she also told me he's a great watercolorist. i did not know that. he is a painter. a painterld me she is too. , she said he will have an exhibit someday soon. after reading john adams, which david wrote at martha's vineyard, i said how do get your mind into the 18th century. he said i go out the back door after breakfast, leaving behind the 21st century. and i go t
CSPAN
Apr 9, 2017 1:59pm EDT
george washington being a prime example, abigail adams being another. self educated people. ways inms was in many his childhood and youth, living under the same kind of circumstances as abraham lincoln. he grew up on a farm where they had no money. his mother was illiterate, his there could maybe read, was a bible of the house, that was the only book. hard every day, childhood on. because he got a scholarship to this little college in cambridge called harvard, and as he said -- discovered books and read forever, he became the john adams who helped change the world. no question. when he was 80 years old, he was an barking on a 16 volume history of france and french, which he had taught himself. to one point way two become a representative in paris to try to get the french to help us win this revolutionary war. knowing no threat she decided he would teach himself and he taught himself on the way over on the ship which in those days was quite a journey. everything and never went anywhere without a book. lines his most memorable to his son, john quincy, was, you will never be alone with a
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