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Miller, Safire Go Silent on Moyers

• Who’s afraid of Bill Moyers? Apparently Judith Miller, William Safire, and Charles Krauthammer — all of whom refused to be interviewed for tonight’s PBS show Buying the War. [WP]
• The Pulitzer Prize the Daily News received for coverage of the health of 9/11 first responders was the same story the paper downplayed in 2001. [VV]
• Stick with fluff: The In Touch Virginia Tech cover was a flop. [NYP]

• Associate salaries on the rise in London. With the current exchange rate at about two to one, will New Yorkers cross the pond? [Above the Law]
• Gary Friedman, one of the few partners left standing at Mayer Brown, is heading to Weil, Gotshal & Manges. [Law Blog/WSJ]
• Okay, so Clarence Thomas’s son works at Wachovia. Does that mean he should recuse himself from all matters involving the bank? [Legal Times Blog via Above the Law]

• Milla Jovovich, one half of design duo Jovovich Hawk, is rumored to be expecting her first child this fall. [British Vogue]
• Coach is launching two new handbag lines. [Crain’s NY]
• Sexy lingerie line Agent Provocateur is making the leap to swimwear. [Pretty Little Pradas via Racked]

• Morgan Stanley has set aside $46 million to settle a sex-discrimination class-action suit filed last year by six former female advisers. [NYP]
• Rich people have just as much trouble figuring out hedge funds as the rest of us. [Reuters via CNNMoney]

Miller, Safire Go Silent on Moyers