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Trumped

William Bradley | Posted 03.21.2016 | Media
William Bradley

If those establishment Republicans who really do want to stop Donald Trump also want to beat Hillary Clinton, their options have narrowed to just about one.

Portrait of a Serial Monogamist or Lesbians in Retrograde

Brandon Judell | Posted 02.17.2017 | Queer Voices
Brandon Judell

If you are fortyish lesbian living in Toronto who's been to bed with every other fortyish lesbian living in Toronto, some of whom reside with cats, you can finally experience yourself on screen thanks with Portrait of a Serial Monogamist.

The Difference Between Fact and Fiction

Murray Fromson | Posted 12.24.2014 | Media
Murray Fromson

Turn on CNN any Sunday morning and its principal programs most likely will intrigue you, particularly if you are watching Fareed Zakaria, Brian Stelter and their casts of articulate and intelligent characters who 'analyze' or have an opinion about 'the news.'

Why Nixon Matters

Stanley Kutler | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

Forty years ago, Richard M. Nixon made unprecedented constitutional history when he resigned the presidency amid the disgrace and scandal of Watergate. Yet Nixon endures. He stands as the commanding figure of American political life since the end of World War Two.

Before Snowden, Before Wikileaks, Before the Church Committee, Before Deep Throat, Before The Pentagon Papers... There Was The Burglary

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Forty-three years ago this month, an obscure branch office of the Federal Bureau of Investigations located in a Philadelphia suburb was burgled. All their files were stolen (being 1971, these files were all on paper) and whisked away to a secret hideout, then they were sorted and sent to the media.

Watergate's Lessons, Washed Away

Michael Winship | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Combined with the ongoing tragedy of Vietnam -- including the secret bombing of Cambodia and the violent squelching of antiwar protest -- Watergate shook the public's confidence in government as it hadn't been since the bleakest days of secession and the Civil War.

Your Guide To Everyday Spices

John Mitchell | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
John Mitchell

I've had the opportunity to work with herb farmers and ingredient suppliers that have access to amazing ingredients. When I'm in the kitchen experimenting with ways to create new and delicious flavor profiles, I rely on getting those flavors from herbs, spices, and vinegars. They amplify taste and can add color and texture to a meal, all with less sodium.

Sins of Commission: The 40th Anniversary of the Illustrated Presidential Report of the Commission on Obscenity and Pornography

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert Brenner

I used to housesit for this hippie couple when I was a teenager. While they were away, I searched their home for porn. This was the early 1970s; you c...

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers is Important Stage Documentary

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

The intent behind these stage documentaries is to inform. Although billed as plays, these theatrical entries aren't that. They're news reports outfitted with theatrical accoutrements.

Remembering Jack Nelson

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Murray Fromson

On March 7, 1965, Jack and I met for the first time, on the Edmund Pettus Bridge on the outskirts of Selma, Alabama, he reporting for the Times and I for CBS News.

James Rosen: Fox News Correspondent, Watergate Revisionist

New York Observer | Felix Gillette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"This is not your father's Watergate," said James Rosen. Mr. Rosen, an on-air D.C.-based correspondent for Fox News was speaking to NYTV on Monday af...