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Crichton Movies

It’s unusual for one of his books not to become a movie. And it looks like Hollywood owes him a big thank-you, considering all the revenue it has generated from Crichton’s concepts.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.


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