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Wednesday, November 7

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Playboy Interview: Stephen Colbert

An out-of-character conversation.

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What Happened to Michelle in Forest Hills?

Behind the tabloid story of the “murder orphan” in Queens.

Tuesday, November 6

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Rock, Paper, Scissors

How America used to vote.

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Come On, Feel the Buzz

On Politico's brand of insider journalism.

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The Fifth Problem

How Moscow State university discriminated against Jewish applicants using deceptively simple problems.

Monday, November 5

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In Cold Type

The backstory of “The Duke in His Domain,” Truman Capote’s 1957 New Yorker profile of Marlon Brando.

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The Duke in His Domain

A profile of Marlon Brando, 33, holed up in a hotel suite in Kyoto where he was filming Sayonara.

My guide tapped at Brando's door, shrieked "Marron!," and fled away along the corridor, her kimono sleeves fluttering like the wings of a parakeet.

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Murder of an Idealist

The life and last days of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens.

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Love on the March

On the gay community’s political progress.

Sunday, November 4

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Spellbinder

At various points, Thomas Mitchell was a novelist, an attorney, a scientist, a Hollywood dealmaker and a CIA higher-up. He was also a con man.

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The Strange Love of Dr. Billy James Hargis

How a Tulsa preacher used direct mail to create the American religious right.

Saturday, November 3

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