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Archive for March 6th, 2012

But as wily as [Errol] Morris is, I was worried when he told me about his latest obsession: the Jeffrey MacDonald murder case. ‘Oh my God, no,’ was my measured reaction, ‘Not that!’ For the past four decades the MacDonald affair has been a toxic swamp that has drawn in some of journalism’s best and […]

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On  this day in 1943: The Charlotte Observer editorializes about poetry and war: “One would hardly expect a poet to deliver himself of hard-headed statesmanlike utterances. A poet is often busy elsewhere. He’s gazing in the brook or at the stars, busy with sonnet, ballad and roundelay. But Robert Frost, an American poet, speaking at […]

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