Michael Keller (email@example.com)
Sat, 15 May 1999 22:09:54 -0400
Judy, try http://www.globeandmail.com:80/gam/Focus/19990515/FC15SACK.html for
the story. Is this it?
Judy Seigel wrote:
> To "list mind":
> I think it was yesterday I read an op ed piece, I think in the NY Times,
> by someone who said that as an 11-year old boy he could get potassium
> cyanide at the local drugstore for his chemistry experiments. He described
> how the curiosity encouraged by chemistry sets & the like had led many
> into the sciences, then lamented that with all the regulations today, the
> set would be almost without chemicals.
> I'd meant to go back & re-read, also save, but being exemplary citizens we
> bound up the week's newspapers for recycling last night & somehow this got
> into it. So, aside from mentioning what is certainly of interest to all of
> us, I wondered if anyone had seen the item and could give me the
> coordinates. ??
> He also said, by the way, that you couldn't even get copper sulphate any
> more. I HOPE that was hyperbole, because copper sulfate needs to be with
> thanks and cheers,
-- Michael Keller Old + New Media
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