(1930– ) chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (1970)
“Buffett is not a simple person, but he has simple tastes. He buys a stock for simple, basic reasons: not tortuous or sophisticated ones.
His stocks, you might say, are sort of like Omaha.” —“The Money Man” (November 1, 1969)
Patented in the U.S. by engineer Donald Wetzel, the electronic banking equipment known as the automated teller machine— or Atm—debuts in America.
APRIL 1, 1969 “Gourmet Dining: A Fad Becomes Big Business”