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Movies: A Prairie Film Companion

Robert Altman is getting ready to shoot the climactic production number of his new movie, tentatively titled The Last Broadcast. On the stage of the Fitzgerald...

The Ghosts of Studio B

WLT: A RADIO ROMANCE by Garrison Keillor Viking; 401 pages; $21.95 When Garrison Keillor reinvented the radio variety show some years ago with his Prairie Home...

Old No. 3 Goes Home

Presidents sometimes get better Supreme Court Justices than they deserve. After two mediocre nominees were rejected by the Senate in 1969-70, Richard Nixon...

Show Business: What's Up at Lake Wobegon

Public radio's surprise hit features a town found on no maps Lake Wobegon, Minn., is not on a map and is not listed in any atlas, but that does not bother the...

Books: Main Street's Shy Revisionist

HAPPY TO BE HERE by Garrison Keillor Atheneum; 210 pages; $11.95 Garrison Keillor is the somewhat moonstruck and lately much celebrated rustic whimsyfier...

Books: Editors' Choice: Feb. 22, 1982

FICTION: The Age of Wonders, Aharon Appelfeld ∙ The Dean's December, Saul Bellow ∙ A Flag for Sunrise, Robert Stone ∙ The Hunting of the Snark, Lewis Carroll ∙...

A Prairie Home Miscalculation

Garrison Keillor is the voice of America's shrinking center, a melancholy flatlands existentialist who has masked his often dark materials under a slow-spoken...

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