Richard M. Nixon, then seeking the Republican presidential nomination, addresses an audience in Oregon in May 1968. AP hide caption

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Nixon's Failed Attempts At 'Poisoning The Press'

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A Kafkaesque Spy Thriller Straddles Two Koreas

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'Growing Up Laughing' With Marlo Thomas

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Reich Blames Economy's Woes On Income Disparity

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The Story Behind The Great Migration - Part II

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Busts of Cleopatra VII, the last of the Ptolemaic monarchs, on exhibit at The British Museum in London. Adrian Dennis/AFP hide caption

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The True Story Of 'Antony And Cleopatra'

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Rick Meyerowitz's The Mona Gorilla was featured on the cover of the National Lampoon's March 1971 issue. Courtesy of National Lampoon Inc. hide caption

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Brilliant To Dead: The High Art Of 'Lampoon' Satire

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David Sedaris, Anatomizing Us In 'Squirrel' Tales

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Irish playwright and novelist Emma Donoghue is also the author of the novels The Sealed Letter, Stir Fry, Hood and Slammerkin. Her latest novel, Room, has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Nina Subin hide caption

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In Donoghue's 'Room,' A Child's World Of His Own

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Michele Norris Reveals 'The Grace Of Silence'

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'Stalling For Time' With An FBI Hostage Negotiator

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The Narrative Problem and Famous Lost Libraries

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