Journalist PETE HAMILL

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Journalist PETE HAMILL. He's written a new book, a long essayreally, about the troubled state of newspapers in thiscountry. It's called "News is a Verb: Journalism at the Endof the Twentieth Century" (The Library of ContemporaryThought, The Ballantine Publishing Group). HAMILL is alsothe author of the bestselling novel, "Snow in August," andthe memoir, "A Drinking Life." 12:28:30 FORWARD PROMO (:29)12:29:00 I.D. BREAK (:59)12:

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