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New book "Deadline Artists" celebrates America's greatest newspaper columns

Obviously, the Petraeus affair isn't the first controversy of its kind.

In presidential politics, there have been many notable scandals – Watergate, Iran-Contra, Monica Lewinsky – most of which are second-term scandals that follow convincing re-election victories.

Our own John Avlon has a new book out that explores how these scandals unfolded through influential newspaper columns at the time called Deadline Artists: Scandals, Tragedies, and Triumphs.


Filed under: Corruption • News • Politics
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  1. Joey at Purdue Univ

    "If you're Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston, and your marriage is breaking up - that's an awful thing. But to see that speculation in people, it's gotta sting a little bit." (Chappelle)

    December 1, 2012 at 11:51 am | Reply

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