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Coming Out of the Closet

It was the late 1990s, and I went up to "Rolling Stone" on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan to say hello to my old friend Bobby Love who was the longtime managing editor.

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Diplomacy is a delicate art

A chronic temptation of the historian is to play the "Monday morning quarterback" who assumes that he would have made a correct decision in a past crisis. 

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Seeing Abortion

"Unplanned" doesn't so much argue as show.  "Abortion" becomes, accordingly, not an abstract issue, but an in-your-face, real, and bloody fact.

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