Wednesday, November 13, 1940
JFK wrote to pal Lem Billings from the Stanford campus that he had become fond of the place,
“Have become very fond of Stanford. The gals are quite attractive – and it’s a very good life. Feeling much better the last two weeks”
He also mused that the publishers of Why England Slept had done a printing in England and expected sales of 60,000 copies. The book in all printings in the US and UK sold 12,000 copies, including the bulk purchases made by Joe, Sr. to goose the sales numbers.
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