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Gore Vidal, the talented novelist, playwright, historian and all around iconoclast, died yesterday at the age of 86. He will be greatly missed.
Tonight, in his honor, WAMU will air an interview from September 2000, in which Gore Vidal and Kojo Nnamdi discussed everything from his infamous fights with other authors to why he wants to be buried in Washington's Rock Creek Park Cemetery.
For those not familiar with his provocative temperament, observe this infamous "war of words" between Gore Vidal and Normal Mailer: