“Rest Gore, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.
Thank you for your service to this nation.
“I miss his vigorous, courageous, intelligent refusal of all things trite and self-satisfied in American political life. Though patrician in manner, he was a true proponent of full citizenship as protected by the Constitution, regardless of advantages by birth, race, sex, or sexuality. I miss his honesty. I miss him.
“Bon voyage, Gore.
“What a legend. Truly inspirational. He helped me in so many ways. Thank you Gore Viadl. I'll miss your genius.
“Having read a great deal of his work, I can say that his is a talent that will be sorely missed. My condolences to his family and friends, I know your loss is greater.
“Nina - Sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.
“Just like Martha Mitchell, Gore was right. R.I.P.
Penned plays, scripts, novels, essays Gore Vidal, 86, a celebrated writer, cultural gadfly and occasional political candidate, died of pneumonia Tuesday at his Hollywood Hills, Calif., home, according to a nephew. Known for his urbanity and wit "Every time a friend succeeds, I die a...Read More