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The Bully Pulpit: JR Benjamin- Gore Vidal: Rioting in Understatement

Source: The Bully Pulpit: JR Benjamin- Gore Vidal: Rioting in Understatement I believe to listen to Gore Vidal speak or read any of his material, you first have to know where he’s coming from and what his political background is. He … Continue reading

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Drew David: Myra Breckinridge AMC Backstory 2001: The Making of a Legendary Comedy

Source: Drew David: Myra Breckinridge AMC Backstory 2001: The Making of a Legendary Comedy Myra Breckinridge is one of those movies that looks better as it ages, because it was so ahead of its time. I think the makers of … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion: Sam Fragoso: How The Riveting Vidal v. Buckley Debates Paved The Way For an Era of Idiotic TV Punditry

The Week: Opinion: Sam Fragoso: How The Riveting Vidal v. Buckley Debates Paved The Way For an Era of Idiotic TV Punditry I think people need to be careful when they compare with Bill Buckley-Gore Vidal debates with modern partisan … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Opinion- Robert Gordon: ‘The Fight That Changed Political TV Forever’

Source:The New Democrat “Robert Gordon is the producer and director (with Morgan Neville) of the new documentary Best of Enemies, about this debate and in theaters now. This article has been adapted from an introduction to the forthcoming book, Buckley … Continue reading

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Cavett Biter: The Dick Cavett Show- Raquel Welch: Talks About Publicity People and Myra Breckinridge in 1970

Source: Cavett Biter: The Dick Cavett Show- Raquel Welch: Talks About Myra Breckinridge & Publicity People I take it Raquel Welch wasn’t a fan of publicity people. Which is to me at least is ironic, since she’s a public person. I … Continue reading

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Tony Baretta: Video: Myra Breckinridge 1970 Trailer: A Look at a Straight Man’s World From a Former Man

Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Myra Breckinridge may be the best movie that ever flopped at the box office.  It … Continue reading

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Film Society at Lincoln Center: Video: Q&A With Raquel Welch on Myra Breckinridge

Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter Myra Breckinridge is not the movie that made Raquel Welch a star. Myra Breckinridge was a loser at the box office no matter how funny it … Continue reading

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