Football's status augurs well for the future international standing of America. This is because football teaches the significance of time management, the importance of teamwork and the imperative to cultivate mind and body.
If Duncan and Obama really expect five million more students to graduate from two-year colleges, they must for the first time in history make our schools into thoroughly intellectualized, serious places.
The expectation that most of the audience would rush out and purchase the book, as Oprah's audience does today, was not there. With a good book reviewer, you didn't need to do any page turning yourself.