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MAY 14 FRIDAY Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, who won a Pulitzer in 1970 for breaking the story of the My Lai massacre, returned to the spotlight with his May 1 New Yorker story on the torture of Iraqi prisoners by American soldiers. Today he visits his alma mater, the University of Chicago, to give the […]

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Let’s Compare Equipment

To the editor: I found John Dugan’s article “He Has Built It. Will They Come?” [May 7] a poorly framed and unresearched view of our profession. While I wish Dan Dietrich and Wall to Wall the best of luck in this difficult business, I cannot overlook the numerous errors, editorial speculation, and basic lack of […]

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Secret Admirers

The New, More Thrilling Secrets Boy Girl Boy Girl at Live Bait Theater, May 7 and 8 David Kodeski has spent the last five years creating beguiling monologues out of books and diaries he’s found in thrift shops. And fittingly, the inspiration for Boy Girl Boy Girl’s debut performance was the August 1957 issue of […]

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The Straight Dope

In the column in your archive on the Alamo, you base most of your claims on the diary of Jose Enrique de la Pena. I did a bit of searching on the Internet and found claims that this diary is a fake. Is the diary real, or were you fooled? –Star Was, via the Straight […]