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NPR, Warts and All

To the editors: Glenn Garvin’s case against NPR news [June 25] was fun reading and raised lots of old arguments provocatively once again, but I just can’t get my dander up nearly as high as his (do hate reporters interviewing reporters, though). I still like NPR, warts and all, because: 1) TV news is too […]

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Free Jazz

To the editors: Moldy figgery forever!, it seems. Michael Solot is entitled to his opinions about free jazz, but he shouldn’t let them let him indulge in falsehoods and misrepresentation [“Reading: It’s Really Gone, Man,” May 7]. The political consciousness that Solot says made free jazz a vehicle for hating the white man was–according to […]