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Culture

Jay Hits D.C.

If you are in the nation’s capital on the evening of Tuesday, October 6, you must attend the special lecture by Jay Nordlinger — hosted by the National Review Institute and the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation — on his new acclaimed book Children of Monsters: An Inquiry into the Sons and Daughters of Dictators. The event will take place in the Burke Theater at the U.S. Navy Memorial, beginning at 6:45, and there will be a reception, remarks, and a discussion with VOC executive director Marion Smith (plus attendee Q&A, and a book signing.) Admission is free but reservations are requested: Please sign up here.

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World

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Economy & Business

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U.S.

Joy Reid Denies Writing Homophobic Blog Posts

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Culture

Monday Links

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