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09 March 2013 @ 03:39 pm
Guess Who's Coming to dinner is on TV, and I am listening to it while I sew frantically. Spencer Tracy's character has just asked Sidney Poitier's how he thinks the mixed race children he will have with his (Tracy's) daughter will fare in the future.

'She thinks they'll all be President of the United States,' says Poitier.

'And you?'

'I'd be happy with them just being Secretary of State.'

I just realised that film was made the year I was born. Reality was better!
Shezan: Agrippashezan on March 9th, 2013 04:52 am (UTC)
E McGeemelusinahp on March 9th, 2013 05:37 am (UTC)
That's pretty awesome. :)
Leelaleela_cat on March 9th, 2013 05:42 am (UTC)
that's just a giant wow. *beams*
celestlyncelestlyn on March 9th, 2013 06:38 am (UTC)

That makes me older than you. I am apparently older than dirt.
Hollyhollyxu on March 9th, 2013 01:46 pm (UTC)
Yay! :D

(I had to google what you were talking about, but yay nonetheless!)
Dedicated Escape Artistjadzialove on March 9th, 2013 05:26 pm (UTC)
Hooray for reality! It's hardly ever better.
la, zeitgeist!: [default] z marchzeitgeistic on March 30th, 2013 08:14 pm (UTC)
That was a great movie!