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The Chairman

Bits and Pieces, June 27, 1991, p. 7

When Irving S. Olds was chairman of the U.S. Steel Corporation, he arrived for a stockholders' meeting and was confronted by a woman who asked, "Exactly who are you and what do you do?" Without batting an eye, Olds replied, "I am your chairman. Of course, you know the duties of a chairman&md;that's someone who is roughly the equivalent of parsley on a platter of fish."