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Gratitude for Our Times (and a Peek Into the Life and Times of Rose Kennedy)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 12.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Rose Kennedy is the subject of the play "Rose," which ran at the Harold Clurman Theatre from Nov. 21 to Dec. 13, 2015 on 42nd St. in Manhattan. The on...

'Never Surrender,' John Kelly's Chronicle of Winston Churchill, Great Britain, And The Fateful Summer Of 1940, Is A Feast For History Buffs

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.20.2016 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

Kelly is a narrative historian who doesn't succumb to the ever more popular practice of emphasizing narrative over history. So "Never Surrender" begins in 1919, with the Victory Day Parade in London.

JFK's Last 100 Days

Tom Alderman | Posted 11.06.2013 | Home
Tom Alderman

Whichever assassination theory you subscribe to, Thurston Clarke's JFK's Last Hundred Days will fill you with a tantalizing sense of what might have been -- had November 22 not happened.

Civil War Dating Back to Joe McCarthy Threatens GOP Hold on Texas

David Paul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
David Paul

The image of Joe McCarthy, a Catholic farm boy from the upper mid-west, being humiliated by the Episcopalian, Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard lawyer is an enduring one that reflects the historic animosities between Main Street and Wall Street Republicanism.

Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch

Kitty Kelley | Posted 09.15.2013 | Home
Kitty Kelley

Now comes Barbara A. Perry with Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch, who promises to deliver "the definitive biography" of the woman whose iron-fisted image-making produced the mystique that continues to endure.

Elizabeth Warren Speaks Spanish At Immigration Rally

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

At a Boston immigration reform rally on Saturday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wanted her constituents to know she was speaking "from the heart." ...

Bill Clinton as Father of the Year

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 01.11.2013 | Parents
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

You can be a great father even if you're not exactly the greatest spouse. The two are not incongruous. Of course, it's best to try and be both.

Frank Sounds Off On Potential Successor

Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

Retiring Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) praised his potential successor, Joseph Kennedy III, on Friday, a day after the former Middlesex County, Mass., a...

Jacqueline Kennedy's Memories of John F. Kennedy Are Riveting as History -- and as Therapy

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home
Jesse Kornbluth

Whatever love meant for them, Jack and Jacqueline Kennedy did love one another. In death, she gave him the greatest gift a widow can -- she created a legend, Camelot. We know better. And yet the legend endures.

Top 10 Richest Gangsters Of All Time | David Moye | Posted 11.02.2011 | Crime

Even though they say crime doesn’t pay, several rich gangsters prove otherwise. While most end up dead or in jail, a very lucky few get to spend ...

Joseph P. Kennedy III Not Running For Congress In Massachusetts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joseph P. Kennedy III, the grandson of Robert Kennedy, told the Boston Globe that he will not run for Congress in 2010. Kennedy, 29, who is an assist...

The "Loan Arrangers" Will Not Ride Again

Rep. Barney Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Barney Frank

We will prove that the best thing you can do for capitalism is to have rules that give investors the confidence to get back into the system, that protect the great majority of decent people from abuses.