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Monday, May 22, 2006

On today’s show, Vanity Fair’s Todd Purdum reveals what he learned during a recent interview with Vice President Dick Cheney. Plus, a New York Times reporter describes writing his first thriller. Later on, we’ll hear about one woman’s unusual quest for fame. And to start it all off, a panel discussion on how newspapers are adapting to the internet.

Adapting Newspapers to the Internet

Rich Meislin, Associate Managing Editor for the New York Times, and Jim Brady, Executive Editor of, describe the ways in which websites interact with and reflect the hard-copy editions of newspapers. In recent months, many newspapers have improved their sites, adding features like blogs, chats, ...


The Faithful Spy

New York Times reporter Alex Berenson describes writing his first thriller, The Faithful Spy. The novel was inspired by his experiences covering the war in Iraq.


Queen of the Oddballs

Hillary Carlip’s unusual memoir charts her quest for fame as a "Gong Show" contestant and cult rock star: Queen of the Oddballs: And Other True Stories from a Life Unaccording to Plan.

Events: Hillary Carlip will be reading and signing books
Monday, May 22 at 7 pm


Dick Cheney: The Man Behind the Image

In a recent interview with Todd Purdum, Dick Cheney admitted that his image might be better if he spent more time trying to improve it. Mr. Purdum tells us what else he learned about the Vice President…from how he reacted when his daughter came out, to why he won’t leave ...


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