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“We hope we’re about to elect FDR,” New York Times op-ed columnist PAUL KRUGMAN says, “but we might be about to elect Grover Cleveland.” He said he was referring to the front-runner, Hillary Clinton. Krugmans new book is The Conscience of a Liberal; I spoke with him at ALOUD at Central Library, a free series at the Los Angeles Public Library presented by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, and we will broadcast highlights of that conversation.
Plus: REPORTING IRAQ: what the key journalists have to say about the good news, and the bad. Well speak with JOHN PALATTELLA, co-editor, along along with Mike Hoyt and the staff of the Columbia Journalism Review, of Reporting Iraq: An Oral history of the War by the Journalists who Covered it. John has written for the L.A. Times Book Review and the Washington Post Book World, and hes the new literary editor at The Nation.
More stuff to read: my piece at the Huffington Post: “NYT’s Krugman: Hillary — The Next Grover Cleveland”?