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James Cameron (journalist) (1911 – 1985)


British journalist, travel-writer and historian, whose work bears the impress of his socialist and pacifist convictions.
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James Cameron (journalist)
Muslims shared many of the deep-seated characteristics of the Anglo-Saxon elite—an intuitive resentment of culture, an amicable contempt for women, a proclivity for riding about on horses, a pleasure in discipline, and a covert homophilia.
Cameron quotes
NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Where else but in Texas would men set up to administer space?
Cameron
The fabulous Eva, Government Glad-Hand Girl No. 1 of the extravagant political novelette that is Argentina.




I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.
Cameron James (journalist)
I do not know why journalists insist on calling their stuff "pieces", when they are in fact little entities, attempting to have beginnings, middles and endings.
Much of my life seems in retrospect to have been spent in the company of putative national leaders passing through the process of being denounced and imprisoned for sedition, as part of the inevitable progression towards the Prime Ministership and the ritual tea-party at Windsor Castle.
James Cameron (journalist)
When Nikita Khrushchev wrapped himself in the bloody mantle of the Czars he broke Hungary, he broke the little Communist parties over the western world, and he broke the hearts of many honest men who had trusted a little too far, a little too long.
That worst evil of long dictatorships: the loss of all political experience.
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