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The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.
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George Frost Kennan

United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)

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