What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about this week.

What Washington is talking about.
Nov. 4 2006 7:05 AM

Zeitgeist Checklist, Kerry's Back Edition

What Washington is talking about this week.

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10. New This Week [UP ARROW]

And You Thought Shantytowns Were Hell Death. A sad week in the obituary pages, with the deaths of Celtics legend Red Auerbach and novelist William Styron. Then again, unrepentant South African apartheid defender P.W. Botha is also on his way to a final Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

Michael Grunwald, a staff reporter for the Washington Post, is the author of The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise.

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