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Honk if you weren't asked to advise Barbra Streisand on her speech at Harvard last Friday. That was the joke among political pundits and media types as Streisand shopped her address, titled ``The Artist as Citizen,'' around to those who might help her in her quest to be taken seriously in front of 750 students and invited guests at the John F. Kennedy School of Government. To give an idea of just how much effort went into this event, says one of her advisers (who reportedly included ABC's Peter Jennings and the Los Angeles Times' Robert Scheer), consider that it took...

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