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Norman Mailer: Works and Days
PrefaceLennon IntroductionLucas IntroductionAcknowledgments and Appreciations
First EditionsKey TextsBibliographiesBiographiesCriticismCultural Backgrounds
Works IndexNM’s IntroductionsThe Big BiteMailer for MayorAbbott Affair
Days IndexImportant Dates
Index of NamesWorks CategoriesDays Categories
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“Mailer Erupts: Bush Needs a War.” Daily Telegraph, 21 February, 22–23. This long essay, a speech given at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on 20 February, is a polemic against the Iraq War with extended discussion of the idea contrived by the Bush administration about weapons of mass destruction, Osama bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, and Christianity. Rpt: as “Only in America” in New York Review of Books, 27 March; (partial) Why Are We at War? (03.18); Sunday Independent (Ireland), 2 March, 18–19; and The Commonwealth, the magazine of the Commonwealth Club. See 03.20.