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Contributor Archives: Jonathan Seitz

“Why’s this so good?” No. 24: Gay Talese on Joe DiMaggio

“Do you know how George Washington died?” my girlfriend asked one evening last week.   I was busy working on this piece, and in truth, I had no idea. Because after he kicked out the British, helped establish modern democracy, and became the first American Hero – never mind the first president – Washington left the realm [...]