By PETER STOTHARD One purpose of being a student is to show what a particular student cannot do. One of many things that, in Oxford in the seventies, I found that I could not do was to be a jazz promoter.
The Writing Room, in the former home of Elaine’s, will pay homage to the famed saloon and its proprietor, but former devotees are divided on the reanimation of a space that attracted the literati.
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Americans know Tom Paine best for “Common Sense,” with its legendary assault on monarchy and its liberating call for independence. Arguably the Edmund Burke whom we should know best was the brilliant parliamentary critic of the many errors the ...
In May 2010, a team of scientists announced that they had created synthetic life. The researchers had used four bottles of chemicals to build an entire bacterial genome from scratch, then transferred this artificial chromosome into a cell from ...
Andrew R. Graybill’s “The Red and the White” offers an intriguing account of how a Montana family negotiated the conflict between white settlers and Native Americans that has scarred the history of the American West.
‘I left the woman I really loved — the Great Society,” Lyndon Johnson once rued, “in order to get involved with that bitch of a war on the other side of the world.” He meant the Cold War and its all-consuming obsession with the Soviet Union.
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