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That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap.

Edie Falco of Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" will be among the participants in a special briefing on healthcare reform this evening that is being sponsored by Health Care for America Now!, a group pushing for the public option. Also on the call will be Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas), the org's national campaign director Richard Kirsch and regional director Dan Heck. (An earlier version misidentified the name of the Showtime series).

Tone of Debate: Jon Stewart takes on the "death panels."

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Zeitgeist Right: Are Judd Apatow movies socially conservative? John Hughes, who died last week, was conservative, according to Ben Stein, but perhaps not quite as extreme as we've seen recently.

Keeps on Giving: Richard Nixon's Plumbers unit investigated Leonard Bernstein for possible subversive activity.

For the Fete: Former President Bill Clinton celebrated his 63rd birthday in Las Vegas with a crowd that included Steve Bing, Paul Begala and Haim Saban.

Drawing Power: Al Franken expands his skill: He can draw Alaska and Hawaii in addition to the 48 states.

Pitt's Take: After telling Parade that he won't get married to Angelina Jolie until it is made available to same-sex couples, Brad Pitt says he got "so much response" to his comments, both "positive and negative."

In Memoriam: Remembering Eunice Kennedy Shriver.


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