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Worth a Bottle of Whiskey

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 by Tricycle

Maureen Dowd writes on the Pentagon performances of The Great Game, in the Opinion Pages of The New York Times….

“Worth a Bottle Of Whiskey

Our 3,413th day at war in Afghanistan seemed like a good day to learn about Afghanistan.

The longest stretch of war in American history has merited the shortest attention span.

I didn’t go to Kabul on the secretary of defense’s Doomsday plane this time. I signed up with the Pentagon for time travel, flying through history watching a remarkable seven-hour marathon of a 12-play series called “The Great Game.” The plays use real and fictional characters, actual transcripts and imagined scenes, to trace the trellis of foreign involvement in Afghanistan from 1842 to the present.”

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