The Friday Morning Bird, Flower, & Bridge Whist Club has invited Donald Ogden Stewart to speak to them about the lives of birds. He explains that he has gotten to be close to birds because he treats them as equals. He starts with the experience that first aroused his interest in birds: an encounter with a bald eagle in a hotel room. Written by
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Himself, Donald Ogden Stewart
I have, uh, brought with me an invention of mine, uh, which I call, uh, a, uh, a Tolstoy-o-phone in honor of that, uh, Russian novelist, who, uh, as you no doubt know, was the first novelist to have a bird lay an egg in his beard.