Gore Vidal through the years

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">Cast members of &#34;The Best Man&#34; pose with author Gore Vidal in New York, August 1, 2000. The revival of Vidal&#39;s 1960 political thriller opens Sept. 17 at Broadway&#39;s Virginia Theater. Front, from left, are Elizabeth Ashley, Vidal, and Christine Ebersole. At rear are Spalding Gray, Michael Learned, and Chris Noth. &#40;AP Photo&#47;Jeff Geissler&#41; (AP Photo&#47; JEFF GEISSLER)</span></div>
August 1, 2012 3:22:53 AM PDT