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One of three versions of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's madcap newspaper comedy from a period when reporters probably did call their city rooms and say, "Hello, sweetheart, get rewrite."
Ave atque vale, Aquarius.
The winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature is every bit as political as her predecessors.
A soldier's button says "We Shall Overkill." In Vietnam, it speaks the truth.
In just 180 days, FDR has managed to completely transform the office of the presidency.
As the rout of Saigon showed, when it came to Vietnam our "best and the brightest" were, more accurately, the worst and the dumbest.
The following speech was delivered this spring at Mark Twain's house
The Nation says that Pinkerton's mercenary police force is "the greatest disgrace that has befallen the United States." That was putting it mildly.
Many Israelis and their American allies are sleeping through the rise of the virulently anti-Arab Avigdor Lieberman.
If Nobel Prize-winning novelist Orhan Pamuk is a political writer, it is by virtue of his sympathy for what is old and faded, for what no longer matters, or what never did.