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“Norman Mailer: The Hubris of the American Vision.” Interview by Eric James Schroeder. In Vietnam, We’ve All Been There: Interviews with American Writers. Edited by Eric James Schroeder, 90–115. Westport, CT: Praeger. One of 11 interviews in this collection, including those with Michael Herr, Robert Stone, Bobbie Ann Mason, Tim O’Brien, and Larry Heinemann. Mailer’s interview contains extended discussion of the Vietnam War, WWII, and three of Mailer’s books: The Naked and the Dead (48.2), Why Are We in Vietnam? (67.15), and The Armies of the Night (68.8). Rpt: excerpts in 03.7.