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March 10, 2014
Steve Pinker’s “Better Angels”: Dodging Our Own Bullet?
November 14, 2013
Robert Dallek on Three Last Questions about...
Kennedy is so leery of the possibility that there could be a nuclear conflict. This was the greatest horror to him. Indeed he says to...|
November 8, 2013
Stephen Kinzer on the Dulles Brothers
Steve Kinzer is raising sharp questions for today about the late, unlamented Dulles brothers — John Foster and Allen Dulles, who ruled US diplomacy and...|
October 27, 2013
JFK on poetry and power: a cub...
On this Indian Summer weekend 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy delivered a memorable reflection on poetry, power and the American promise. JFK’s part...|
October 5, 2013
James Douglass: JFK and the Unspeakable, Part...
James Douglass is laying out a version of John F. Kennedy’s assassination that is sickening, in every way outrageous, but not exactly unfamiliar. In JFK...|
October 2, 2013
James Douglass: JFK and the Unspeakable. Part...
James Douglass is bracing us to reimagine John F. Kennedy around the 50th anniversary of his “rendezvous with death.” He’s encouraging us to face what...|
June 25, 2013
Jeff Sachs on JFK’s last year: Between...
For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We...|
June 4, 2013
JFK & his Papa: David Nasaw’s light...
David Nasaw’s smashing biography of The Patriarch: Joseph P. Kennedy smashes not least the legend of a giant gap between cranky father and radiant presidential...|
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