Robert Hofler

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Lawrence Wright

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Until recently, Wright had found Hollywood lacking on the subject of his most recent book, "The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11," which made the top 10 lists of both the New York Times…

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Michael Connelly

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Robert Altman's "The Long Goodbye" took Connelly to his current L.A. address on High Tower Drive in Hollywood. "I saw the film in college and it led me to Raymond Chandler and made me want to be a…

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Rev. Jesse Jackson

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"I cried when I saw that movie," Jackson says of the Douglas Sirk sudser that resuscitated the career of Lana Turner after her daughter, Cheryl Crane, stabbed and killed boyfriend-mobster Johnny…

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Danielle Steel

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Despite having sold over half a billion copies of her romance novels, the author of "H.R.H." eschews any expertise on the subject of love. "I haven't had a date in so long, I wouldn't know what it is…

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Joseph Wambaugh

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As a former cop and current author, screenwriter and college professor, Wambaugh has a very special L.A. crime movie for every hat he wears. "The novelist in me has always loved 'Double Indemnity,' "…

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Phyllis Schlafly

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The phrase "rugged individualism" went out with Barry Goldwater's 1964 defeat, but one of his staunchest supporters finds the term still viable, even if "modern semantics has tried to diminish it,"…

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Ray Bradbury

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He's the giant of the genre, and so it means something when Bradbury says, "My favorite science-fiction movie is 'Close Encounters of the Third Kind' because it's philosophical, it's religious. It…

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Mark Fuhrman

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In the murder of Nicole Brown Simpson, detective Fuhrman found notoriety and lost his job with the LAPD. Still, he has nothing but admiration for his old profession, especially as embodied in the…

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Peter Gelb

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Gelb, who recently left his prexy post at Sony Classical Records to be general manager of the Metropolitan Opera, sticks close to his professional roots when picking a favorite "musical" film.

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