iOS app Android app

Arthur Schlesinger

Celebrate Jackie Kennedy's Birthday With Her Reflective Words

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 07.29.2014 | Style
Jeryl Brunner

In 2011, on the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy presidency, Caroline Kennedy permitted the interviews to be shared with the world in an exhibit called "In Her Voice: Jacqueline Kennedy, The White House Years" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston.

Five Angry Letters to the Editor (EXCERPT)

Andrew Schlesinger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Andrew Schlesinger

As revealed in The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., the historian, Democratic Party activist, and presidential adviser (1917-2007) wielded his pen as a literary weapon -- for criticism, for influence, for chiding, for self-advancement, for righting wrongs and for waving the flag of progressivism.

Lust, Anger, Greed... and Capitalism

Curtis Roosevelt | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics
Curtis Roosevelt

Capitalism is the most effective economic system we have yet devised -- and it is also probably the most effective way of channeling greed that we have yet tried.

Tucson, King and Kennedy

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kerry Kennedy

Watching President Obama deliver his healing message to a nation in grief last week, I could not help but recall the words of my father Robert Kennedy on April 4, 1968.

What "Center?"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Any pundit who advises Obama to "move to the center" must be required to define exactly what he or she means by "center." The political "center" of American politics is a moving target.

What Would Diane Do?

Thomas W. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thomas W. Carroll

Diane Ravitch is an inspired writer and a professional skeptic. These admirable traits are in short supply these days but in full display in her new book The Death and Life of the Great American School System.

Too Soon To Tell? Judging A President's Progress

The New York Review of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The New York Review of Books Huffington Post: At the anniversary of the election of Barack Obama, we're taking a close look at how he's done and what...