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To Gene Shalit [Letter 550]

Item Reference Code: 101_13C_005_001

Date(s) of creation

September 27, 1968

Recipient

Gene Shalit

Transcript

Gene Shalit (1925– ) is a journalist and was a movie critic for NBC Television.

201 East 34th Street
New York, N.Y.  10016

September 27, 1968

Mr. Gene Shalit
Gene Shalit, Inc.
15 East 48th Street
New York, N.Y.  10017

Dear Mr. Shalit:

Thank you for your letter and your invitation to participate in an anthology to be called The Childhood Day I Will Always Remember.

I appreciate your invitation, and I regret that I am not able to accept it. The reason is that I do not regard any particular day of my childhood as especially memorable. What I regard as significant are certain trends and intellectual developments in my childhood, but not single days or events.

Cordially,

 

Ayn Rand

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