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Gore Vidal on Jerry Brown at City Arts & Lectures

August 1, 2012 | 12:33 pm

Gore Vidal on Jerry Brown at City Arts & Lectures

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Gore Vidal — author, political candidate, liberal icon, raconteur, intellectual wise-ass — died yesterday evening at his home in Los Angeles. Not sure how long AP’s been working on the obit, but they’ve got a massive one here. In 2006, Vidal made an appearance at City Arts & Lectures at the Herbst Theatre in San […]

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Author Gore Vidal Dies

August 1, 2012 | 8:16 am

Author Gore Vidal Dies

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(AP) In a world more to his liking, Gore Vidal might have been president, or even king. He had an aristocrat’s bearing — tall, handsome and composed — and an authoritative baritone ideal for summoning an aide or courtier. But Vidal made his living — a very good living — from challenging power, not holding […]

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