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Jacob Weisberg

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Editor in Chief of the Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy; former columnist for the Financial Times

Jacob Weisberg on KCRW

One of America's most controversial public intellectuals died last night in a Houston hospital of pneumonia brought on by esophageal cancer. He was 62 years old.

Christopher Hitchens Dead at the Age of 62

One of America's most controversial public intellectuals died last night in a Houston hospital of pneumonia brought on by esophageal cancer. He was 62 years old.

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The presidency of  George W. Bush  began in controversy over whether he got more votes than  Al Gore.

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The presidency of George W. Bush began in controversy over whether he got more votes than Al Gore.

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President Bush delivered his  final State of the Union address  last night to a divided Congress. He got a full complement of standing ovations, but mostly from Republicans.

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President Bush delivered his final State of the Union address last night to a divided Congress. He got a full complement of standing ovations, but mostly from Republicans.

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