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Truth Fatifies Fiction

plous.qxd To the editor: Michael G. Glab’s “Growing Up Strange” [May 1] made a tremendous impression on me, but I was halfway through it before I realized why: the transformation of Billy Frosch of Hillsdale, Michigan, into the sword-swallowing, fire-eating freak-show impresario William Darke is eerily parallel to the evolution of Magnus Eisengrim, the world’s […]

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Which Way to Milwaukee?

To the Editor: Florence Hamlish Levinsohn’s identification of Milwaukee’s Mitchell International as Chicago’s third airport is correct [July 19], but her story didn’t go far enough. It should have pointed out that what Mitchell needs to succeed as part of Chicago’s intercity travel system is a high-speed (i.e. 150-mile-per-hour-plus) passenger-train connection to Chicago and its […]