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Russell Baker

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#1 StephanieL

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 08:51 PM

The fruitcake column.

 

"Francs and Beans", his parody of Craig Claiborne's accounting of a $4000 dinner.


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#2 Sneakeater

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Posted 25 January 2019 - 09:39 PM

I loved Russell Baker.

 

But I really was sure he was already dead.


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