See highlights from this wide-ranging conversation between Thomas Crow and Gore Vidal. Click on a topic at right to view the relevant video segment.
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The origin of Vidal's fascination with the ancient world (2:13)
How Julian, a religious pluralist, was a "hinge in history" (1:26)
Why Vidal takes a skeptical view of official history (2:36)
What age are we as a civilization? (1:37)
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