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From: "Raymond W. Ryan Jr." <>
Subject: Re: Authors agenda?
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 1998 09:19:26 -0500


Hey Frank,
Agreed! And now that people are so enthralled with the internet, it gives
them an opportunity to compound the 'fiction to fact' syndrome e.g. I said,
he said, she said; now, being in written form, somehow makes it fact and
forever etched in stone!
Ray

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> From: Frank Slaven <>
> To: Gordon Johnson <>
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: Authors agenda?
> Date: Tuesday, February 03, 1998 3:04 AM
>
> Hello again, Gordon,
> I understand and agree with the point you made regarding new
> information being gathered and conditions changing. But I have
encountered
> a number of cases where there was only lies related in an article by a
> particular author, other writers repeated the original lies - compounding
> the problem by adding a little color to the stories, then referring to
> each other to verify what they wrote. Perhaps this was one of the reasons
> the wild west was so wild.
> Frank Mesa, Arizona
>
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