Here's the speech I delivered at my in-laws 50th anniversary party a couple of weeks ago. It's anecdotal, but I think social science fans will enjoy it. On New Year's Day, 1968, a young couple married in Bucharest, Romania. Their names were Corneliu Dumitru Mateescu and Maria Teodora Ghitza. I wasn't there, but I hear it was a three-day Old World extravaganza of feasting and dancing. Despite disapproval from the Romanian Communist Party, Cornel and Maria celebrated an old-fashioned church wedding. At the time, I suspect that loyal Communists were saying, "Well, it's only a wedding. It's not like they're going to reject everything we stand for." But let's back up. Corneliu, the groom, was born in
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