In 1927, when he began his courtship of Dorothy Thompson, Sinclair Lewis followed her across Europe, all the way to Moscow. At Moscow Airport . . . the press was waiting to greet him. "What brought you to Russia?" Lewis was asked.
    "Dorothy," he said.
    "We mean, what's your business here?" the press persisted.
    "Dorothy," said Lewis.
    "You misunderstand. What do you plan to see in Russia?"
    "Dorothy," said Lewis.

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