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It has been said of the leadership of the world's major countries that: The Soviet Union is governed by engineers; France by philosophers; England by humanists; and the U.S. is governed by no one, but is regulated by lawyers.
Last fall, I welcomed a statewide librarians' forum held in the new Farmington (Conn.) Public Library with some startling statistics I had found while reviewing research for a study of how Farmington students spend their time out of school.
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