“Jennifer Berry of Tulsa ascended to the throne. Her tears fell like confetti as the producers piped in the voice of Bert Parks to serenade her. There she is, Miss America — not your ideal, perhaps, but indisputably the queen of a niche.”
— Troy Patterson, writing on “There She Is,” Monday in Slate at www.slate.com
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