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Our national well-being is in inverse proportion to the sharpness and extent of our theoretical differences.




Daniel J. Boorstin, 1914-2004, Historian & Librarian of Congress, Quoted in Wilson Quarterly, Summer 2003

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Daniel J. Boorstin
Daniel J. Boorstin
  • Born: October 1, 1914
  • Died: February 28, 2004
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Historian

Daniel Joseph Boorstin was an American historian at the University of Chicago who wrote on many topics in American and world history. He was appointed the twelfth Librarian of the United States Congress in 1975 and served until 1987. He was instrumental in the creation of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress.

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