Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Gore Vidal, now over 80 years old, is still amazingly sharp, and is still compiling the history of America, digesting it, and then publishing it in his own rambling style. His observations, the result of over 30 years of research and writing, always pierce to the core of the American experience and like the best of guides, Vidal retells the history of our country, making sure to point out the most astounding bits. In this interview, he continues to delight as he teases prospective readers with a number of his historical observations including Ben Franklin's dire warning of the future of our Republic.
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