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Claim: Author Kurt Vonnegut penned a opinion piece entitled 'Cold Turkey.'
Example: [Vonnegut, 2004]
The above-quoted essay — opining, among other things, that America cannot become "humane and reasonable," particularly in its dealings with the Middle East, because power inevitably turns human beings (including American leaders) into corrupt "power-drunk chimpanzees" — is a genuine Vonnegut work, however: an excerpt from an opinion piece titled '
Mr. Vonnegut has penned several opinion pieces (such as his February 2004 State of the Asylum essay) for In These Times over the last few years, and he describes his January 2003 interview piece ("Kurt Vonnegut vs.
Last updated: 14 October 2007
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