Re: Public vs. Private Arctic Exploration

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Sun Jun 11 2000 - 15:52:58 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> wrote:
> > Of course, the Lewis and Clark expedition was certainly the only one where
> > the president of the United States personally trained the expedition leader
> > in a number of scientific disciplines (astronomy, navigation, botany,
> > ethnography) in the White House library and in the Rose Garden, chose the
> > other scientific advisors for the project from among his own personal friends
> > who were the leading scientists of the day and personally designed and
> > selected much of the mission's equipment!
> They dont make presidents like that anymore. {8-[ spike

Then again, if it was an expedition to Las Vegas, I'm sure Slick WIllie
could do some training for that...

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