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Children of Monsters

An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators

by Jay Nordlinger

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An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators
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Jay Nordlinger looks at the 20 of the world's worst dictators and asks: How did their kids turn out?

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Italian dictator Benito Mussolini holds his son, Romano, on his shoulders in 1935. After his father died, Romano went on to become a jazz musician. General Photographic Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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What's It Like To Be A Dictator's Kid? 'They're All Marked,' Author Says

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