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Timeless stories from our 170-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
Discussed in this essay: Sherlock. PBS. Elementary. CBS. When does a fictional character cease to belong to the author who invented him? Last December, a federal judge in Chicago ruled…
What, then, is the Washingtonian, this smug and satisfied man? Behold him as he ambles toward you on the sidewalks of Capitol Hill, phone clamped to his ear, talking loudly…