Looking at the World From Left Field
hi, ron:you mention vidal's contretemps with william buckley. their fireworks went over so well that the network (ABC?)decided to broadcast a weekly half-hour show with the two of them. It was abruptly cancelled after a few shows because, at least according to vidal, he had the nerve to mention that the two main political parties had not "a dime's worth of difference" between them. If vidal's story is true, it tells a lot about american political culture.
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