## Mathematicians Of The Day

### 7th September

On this day in 1954, Lee Lorch was summoned to appear before the House Committee on Un-American Activities and was asked whether he was a member of the Communist Party. He was later dismissed by Fisk University.

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#### Quotation of the day

##### From George Pólya
The apex and culmination of modern mathematics is a theorem so perfectly general that no particular application of it is feasible.