The seismic shift in the politics of the death penalty is staggering.
On the final day of the Seattle demonstrations this past December, Peter Jennings of ABC's World News Tonight introduced the story with a sly aside: "The thousands of demonstrators will go
For three years, from 1975 through 1977, the countries in what is
known as the Southern Cone of South America underwent a human rights
crime wave unprecedented before or since in the region.
The New York of 1945 was the victorious city of the New Deal and World War II, one that can barely be glimpsed today beneath postmodern towers and billboards for dot-com enterprises.
Once upon a time there was a struggling young California band. Its music was too loud and its image too unpolished for MTV.
Long before I'd gone to a theater and lashed myself to a seat, I formed two expectations about The Perfect Storm.