The renown which riches or beauty confer is fleeting and frail; mental excellence is a splendid and lasting possession.

Shana Alexander

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Shana Alexander (October 6, 1925 – June 23, 2005) was an American journalist. Although she became the first woman staff writer and columnist for Life magazine, she was best known for her participation in the "Point-Counterpoint" debate segments of 60 Minutes in the late 1970s with conservative James J. Kilpatrick.

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