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The brilliant attorney was the original secretary of
defense.

Here's one example of what can happen when women are freed from their corsets.

The Great Dissenter would have had a lot to say about the current Supreme Court--and none of it good.

There probably wasn't a more recognized woman in the
world in part because she reminded us what human beings are supposed to be.

Should his former membership in the Ku Klux Klan disqualify
this Supreme Court nominee?

He has a plan for establishing a dictatorship of the
proletariat, but how does the proletariat feel about it?

The head of RCA says freedom of the airwaves must be maintained.

Everyone is fussing about the departure of Walter Cronkite from the CBS Evening News--everyone that is except Cronkite.

An editorial says Walter Cronkite doesn't really tell it as it is.

Walter Cronkite says the anchor chair on the evening news is where he delivers the news, not editorials.

Blogs

The whole spat between Russia and the West could easily have been avoided.

September 8, 2014

"Outside, the ground separates, / breaking open like sores..."

September 3, 2014

A solo Koons exhibition, Danto wrote in 1989, was “a vision of an aesthetic hell.”

September 2, 2014

The Nation recognized that US isolation would be tested as never before, but didn’t even consider intervention as a possibility.

August 5, 2014

The quagmire of the Vietnam War was built on a “queasy foundation of fact and myth.”

July 31, 2014

Has the romanticization of American history allowed the resurgence of discriminatory practices in recent episodes of crisis?

July 30, 2014

"About nothing does the mob forget so quickly as about war."

July 28, 2014

Reflections on the meaning of the French Revolution in the shadow of Adolf Hitler.

July 14, 2014

“Have you a city that smells worse than Akron?”

July 11, 2014

Margaret Sanger and Charlotte Perkins Gilman and John Dewey, oh my!

July 10, 2014