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Claiborne Pell

Claiborne de Borda Pell was an American politician and writer who served as a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island for six terms from 1961 to 1997. He was the sponsor of the 1972 bill that reformed the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant, which provides financial aid funding to American college students; the grant was given Pell's name in 1980 in honor of his work in education legislation.

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The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
People who leave Washington do so by way of the box... ballet or coffin. — © Claiborne Pell
People who leave Washington do so by way of the box... ballet or coffin.
My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.
In politics, you must let the other person have your way.
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