America from Victory in World War 2 to Donald Trump and Cold Civil War
"Everyone, once they pass the age of seventy, becomes a historian." A decent respect for the opinion of mankind demands an explanation for writing…
Even in the era when newspapers were fat with advertising and therefore dense with real news there were some days there was no space to fit it all in…
Is there a danger in victory? When you are discussing history, of course, there is. Victors are prone to complacency, which allows the vanquished—short…
I am a Jew, born five years after the Holocaust ended. Growing up I encountered moderate anti-Semitism—name-calling, schoolyard fights, occasional…
Part Two of History of a Calamity: October 1973
Revolution is a romantic word and a bloody practice. There has not been a significant one among the major nations of the West since the Bolshevik…
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