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Geraldo Rivera, talkshow host, whose firstrun syndicated daily news program, "Geraldo at Large," begins Monday

Last book I bought:
“Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything” by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Book I’m reading:
“John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights” by David S. Reynolds

Total number of books I own:
Thousands

Five books that mean a lot to me:
“War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
“The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien
“Hornblower” saga by C.S. Forester
Aubrey/Maturin series by Patrick O’Brian
“One Hundred Years of Solitude” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
“Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand

Last film I saw:
Rebel Without a Cause” on television

Last DVD I bought:
“Soul Plane”

Total number of films I own:
Hundreds — mostly children’s stuff

Five films that mean a lot to me:
Lawrence of Arabia
Citizen Kane
Casablanca
The Godfather
“The Motorcycle Diaries”

Stereo or iPod:
both

Last CD or song I bought:
“Live at the Gaslight 1962,” Bob Dylan

Song currently playing:
“The Very Best of Janis Joplin”

Five songs that mean a lot to me:
Elvis, Dylan — even the new stuff, the Rolling Stones, Queen, the Beatles

Favorite wine:
Santa Margherita Shiraz/Cabernet

Favorite charity:
Anything educational — from grade school to college to professional

Favorite vacation:
On my sailboat Voyager off our Puerto Rican islet

Favorite vice:
Airing my vices

Five people who I’d like to see answer this survey:
Karl Rove, Scooter Libby, Osama Bin Laden, Nancy Pelosi, Hillary Clinton

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