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Extract second column tab delimited file

I have a file which looks like this:


Code:
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 16:22:40	1	http://www.usnews.com
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 16:22:40	2	http://www.apa.org
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 16:22:40	3	http://psych.athabascau.ca
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 16:22:40	3	http://psych.athabascau.ca
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 16:22:40	3	http://psych.athabascau.ca
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 16:22:40	6	http://psychology.about.com
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 16:22:40	10	http://student.ucr.edu
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 17:18:46		
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 17:18:48	21	http://www.wadsworth.com
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 17:18:48	22	http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 17:20:29	3	http://psych.athabascau.ca
73450	articles and news developmental psychology	2006-03-30 17:20:29	3	http://psych.athabascau.ca

I want to extract the second column of this file that is "articles and news developmental psychology" entire sequence of words.

I tried with

Code:
awk '{print $2}' file

But it did not work on my Linux with BASH system.
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Code:
 
$ nawk -F"\\t" '{print $2}' test                                                                                                                   
B C D
HJ D

$ cat test
A       B C D   E       F
H       HJ D    D       G

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