TITLE

The crook of virtues

AUTHOR(S)
Katz, Jon
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
GQ: Gentlemen's Quarterly;Mar96, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p268
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals the foibles of William Bennett, America's self-anointed `virtues' czar. Revulsion toward values depicted in mass media; Earnings from `The Book of Virtues'; Tactics used to humble media giant Time Warner; Ideas while drug czar and education secretary.
ACCESSION #
9603083534

 

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