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CBS' Bill Plante Remembers Something, and Topshop Employs Slaves

MEDIA CBS News’ Bill Plante shouts after Rove and Bush: “If he’s so smart, how come you lost Congress?” Snap! [NYO] • Graduates of journalism programs see a stalled job market. Thank golly we didn't go to one. [Cox Center] • Google and YouTube plan to call Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert to testify for the defense in the $1 billion suit that Viacom, the owners of Comedy Central, filed against the Internet companies. [CNet via Mediabistro]

Saddam Lives?

An agent claims to have forensic evidence and government documents that allege Saddam Hussein is still alive and well. Former CBS News reporter turned professional CBS basher Bernard Goldberg takes shots at Les Moonves and Katie Couric in his newest book. The relationship between 77-year-old Barbara Walters and 80-year-old Robert N. Butler is heating up. Arianna Huffington broke her cheekbone and got stitches after fainting in her office from exhaustion. Taxi tycoon Andrew Murstein bought a suite at Madison Square Garden for $500,000. The man accused of shaking down Oprah Winfrey claims he was set up by her lawyer, according to Radar. Exes Tom Arnold and Roseanne Barr continue to dislike each another.

Whose Interviews These Are

The New Yorker confuses Robert Frost and David Frost (whoops!), much to the amusement of both "Page Six" and the Gatecrasher. Porn star Jenna Jameson has lost a lot of weight and has started acting unprofessionally since her divorce. Real-estate developer Harry Macklowe gets preferential treatment at all Icon parking garages in Manhattan. Ben Widdicombe got an earful from Pauly Shore. The Russian Tea Room uses out-of-context quotes to give the impression that it has been well reviewed. Tom Wolfe will give a speech in Miami about art and architecture. A number of J.P. Morgan bankers are expected to attend Dana Vachon's book party tomorrow night, despite the treatment the firm (or, rather, the fictitious firm based on Morgan) gets in the book.