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Corleone in the Congo

  • April 05, 2013
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Most fans of The Godfather will recall the following memorable exchange between Michael Corleone and his upstanding wife on his father’s business activities:

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Michael:  My father is no different than any other powerful man, any man with power, like a president or a senator.  

Kay: Do you know how naive you sound, Michael?...

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