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“I really thought I would start doing this and discover this was something I wasn’t doing very well, and I would slink back to my books. It completely surprised me.”

— Presidential historian Michael Beschloss, best known for his weighty books, on his new infatuation with Twitter, after six months, a thousand tweets and 24,000 followers, reports our colleague David Beard. (Photo: Brendan Hoffman / Getty Images)

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