On the eve of the New York premiere of his
Some years ago, after I had completed a biography of the radical writer
Josephine Herbst, I gave serious thought to writing a biography of
It was yet another Washington confab where Democrats
gathered in a hotel to ponder their prospects.
Ten years ago, on February 15, 1989, as the last of the 115,000 Soviet
soldiers crossed over from Afghanistan into Soviet Tajikistan, there was
quiet celebration in Washington as well
Nobody asked me to spend my weekend watching movies about alien invasions–so for all I know, I might have been acting on promptings from an otherworldly force.
‘Twas said the honest folks of Salt Lake City
Deplored sins large and even itty-bitty.
But, trying for the Games, they thought it pretty
Whatever else the investigations of the President have
uncovered, they have yielded thousands of sources–transcripts, letters,
memos, audio- and videotapes–which Americans have devoured wi
For once the news from France’s racist front is optimistic. At least the worst will not happen.