"Nobody tells the truth as much as the Times tries to tell the truth. And without the Times, we might as well be the Soviet Union in the old days."

--Author Gay Talese, in a Vanity Fair interview about the upcoming documentary Page One about The New York Times. Talese calls his 10 years working for the paper the "high point" of his life, takes back the nasty things he once said about publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., and doesn't sound at all bitter about that Barbara Sinatra interview.