William Whitworth (New Yorker Editor)

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Film critic Pauline Kael died yesterday at the age of 82. Wel talk with her former editor William Whitworth. He was her editor at the New Yorker from 1975 to 1980. He also former editor of the Atlantic Monthly, and currently Editor Emeritus of the Atlantic.



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