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interesting quote, Baltimore Sun 8/21

     Page 7A of today's _Baltimore Sun_ features an op-ed piece by Carl
R. Eisendrath, "a former U.S. foreign-service officer", entitled "Bringing
Light to Covert Operations", which cites an interesting quotation:

     "In the period between the two world wars, Secretary of War Henry
      Stimson closed the cryptography section of the State Department
      because, as he reputedly said, "Gentlemen don't read each other's

-Tom Swiss / [email protected]