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Eugene Jarecki

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Writer-director of Why We Fight and author of The American Way of War: Guided Missiles, Misguided Men, and a Republic in Peril

Eugene Jarecki on KCRW

Elvis Presley was young, handsome, and rock’s first superstar. He died fat and addicted to pills -- on the toilet. Is that a metaphor for America?

‘The King’ documentary asks, is Elvis Presley a metaphor for America?

Elvis Presley was young, handsome, and rock’s first superstar. He died fat and addicted to pills -- on the toilet. Is that a metaphor for America?

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