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Wednesday’s Book Review: “A Tragic Legacy: How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency”


A Tragic Legacy: How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency. By Glenn Greenwald. New York: Crown Publishers, 2007. Reporter Glenn Greenwald’s thesis is straightforward: George W. Bush approached every issue he faced as one on which the … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969”


From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean, 1492-1969. By Eric Williams. New York: Vintage Books, 1970. I visited the Caribbean for the first time in the fall of 2011, and this sparked me to want to learn more … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “The Twentieth Century: A People’s History”


The Twentieth Century: A People’s History. By Howard Zinn. New York: HarperCollins, 2003. No historian of the United States has been more provocative than Howard Zinn (1922–2010), whose leftist philosophy permeated his writings and never failed to challenge his readers. … Continue reading

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Would Apollo Have Been Successful had Kennedy Served Two Terms as President?


The assassination of John F. Kennedy looms large in the history of the United States during the middle part of the twentieth century, no doubt, but what role did it play in the unfolding of the history of spaceflight? If … Continue reading

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