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Bobby Fisher dies

Bobby Fisher, the chess master, died today at the age of 64.  I was a very young man when Fisher beat the Russian Boris Spassky.  This was the early 70’s.  The US was looking for something to cheer about with Nixon and Whitegate dominating the airwaves. After winning, Fisher became an odd figure.  I didn’t know anything about his anti-semitic rants.   Still for a second in time he was an American hero. Okay, maybe that is overstating a bit.  He was an American icon.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

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