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What I Learned This Week: Pamper the Best But Don't Dump on the Rest

Just about every business still breathing --from airlines to coffee shops to media properties to financial institutions to hotel chains to comedy festivals to pizza parlours -- have some sort of "frequent user" or "subscriber" program that separates the loyal "US" from the random "THEM." But here's what I learned this week as I flew by the long museum line
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Montreal Was Jackie Robinson's Refuge From Racism

I'm pretty sure I did the final interview with Jackie Robinson. I'm glad I grabbed the chance to approach Robinson, already a legendary figure, when I did. He was gone shortly after. It took place in Montreal, where Robinson loved living and playing baseball. The new film about Robinson,42, virtually overlooks Montreal. A shame, but totally predictable.