Jason Reitman

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Tabloid political coverage can be traced back to the 1988 presidential election when Democratic candidate Gary Hart was having an affair with a young woman named Donna Rice.

‘The Front Runner:’ How personal lives of presidents became fair game to the press

Tabloid political coverage can be traced back to the 1988 presidential election when Democratic candidate Gary Hart was having an affair with a young woman named Donna Rice.

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Director Jason Reitman and turntablist Cut Chemist sat down with Jason Bentley to explore songs that have inspired them for KCRW's "Conversations through Music."

Jason Reitman and Cut Chemist

Director Jason Reitman and turntablist Cut Chemist sat down with Jason Bentley to explore songs that have inspired them for KCRW's "Conversations through Music."

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