Letter Of Note

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Letter Of Note of the Day: After her husband passed away in 1989, mother-of-three Marianne Brown -- then 36 years old -- wrote a letter to Kurt Vonnegut to thank him "for his books and his compassion."

She didn't expect a reply -- but got one anyway.

"I have always wanted to share his kind words," she says. "It meant, and still means, so much to me."

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Letter Of Note of the Day: On the day the WWII Allies accepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany's armed forces -- better known today as V-E Day -- OSS intelligence operative Lt. Richard Helms penned the above letter to his 3-year-old son Dennis, using stationary he picked up from the personal stores of former dictator Adolf Hitler.

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Letter Of Note of the Day: When Feministe writer Jill Filipovic unpacked her suitcase a few hours ago she found a little love letter from the TSA waiting in her drawers.

"Guess they discovered a 'personal item' in my bag," she says. "Total violation of privacy, wildly inappropriate and clearly not ok, but I also just died laughi

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Letter Of Note of the Day: Less than a year after its debut as a half-hour show, The Simpsons was already stoking the ire of some of the country's most prominent people. In a 1990 interview, Barbara Bush was quoted as saying The Simpsons was "the dumbest thing I had ever seen."

Not one to take that sort of slight lying down, Simpson family matriarch Marge penned a le

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Letter Of Note of the Day: On February 13, 1986, an inter-office memo was sent out to Disney employees announcing the retroactive renaming of many studio classics.

The notice, attributed to then-Walt Disney Feature Animation president Peter Schneider, was actually the handy work of Ed Gombert, an animator who, along with many of his colleag

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Letter Of Note of the Day: Andy Warhol's landlord didn't care much for the star-studded shindigs the pop art Bohemian was hosting in his legendary East 47th Street Factory, and let know as much in this professionally PO'd letter from 1965.

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Dear Mr. Warhol:

We have been advised that you have been giving

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