They’re not making careers like Robert Brustein’s anymore, if they ever did. “My life just happened to me, really,’’ Brustein, who turned 85 on Saturday, mused in a recent interview. “I pursued certain things, of course. But a lot of accidents happened to me: good accidents, bad accidents. Until I got a job, I didn’t define a purpose for it. Once I got a job, I thought about what the job should be.’’
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