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Gore Vidal has written novels, essays, plays and run for political office. In 1948 he published the City and the Pillar which was one of the first American novels to depict homosexuality. He has also produced a series of "Narratives of Empire" examining American history and politics.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 5 Apr 1999 19:15

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