Covers the 1996 political conventions in the summer. His report on them appears in the November issue of George. He then covers the campaigns of Senator Dole and President Clinton in the fall.
“Mailer and Me.” Memoir by Barry Leeds. Connecticut Review 18 (spring), 5-12. A long-time Mailer scholar remembers his meetings with Mailer over 30 years, and quotes from their wide-ranging conversations and correspondence. Rpt: A Moveable Beast: Scenes from My Life. By Barry Leeds. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2014. Rpt: Norman Mailer Publication.