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“I have never been sure just what Ross really thought about facts. All I know is that he loved them,” said his successor as editor of The New Yorker, William Shawn. “Facts steadied him and comforted him. Facts also amused him. They didn’t need to be funny facts — just facts.”

–Thomas Vinciguerra Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E.B. White, James Thurber, and the Golden Age of the New Yorker

 

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