For almost forty years now, the white South has been moving steadily into the Republican ranks.
African-American history, broadly defined, continues to be the most innovative and exciting field in American historical studies.
Shortly after Strom Thurmond died, the flags at the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia were lowered to half-staff. Every flag except one, that is.
No single endorsement, save that of next July's party convention, will
decide the winner of what remains a remarkably unsettled race for the
Democratic presidential nomination.
Abigail and Stephan Thernstrom have long been pillars of highbrow
conservatism in America.