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- Leslie Maitland former New York Times reporter.
- Karen Manton wife of an Australian diplomat in Washington, formerly lecturer in Communications at the University of South Australia.
- Kermit Moyer author of "The Chester Chronicles" professor emeritus of literature, American University
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