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Interview With Gail Collins: How Texas Hijacked the American Agenda

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Martha Rosenberg

Gail Collins says her fascination with Texas began when she heard Gov. Rick Perry deliver an Alamo-like speech at a 2009 Tea Party rally. "We didn't like oppression then; we don't like oppression now," he roared. The problem was, "this was a rally about the stimulus package."

'Bring Up The Bodies' Is The Best Book Yet About Henry VIII And Anne Boleyn

Liz Smith | Posted 07.31.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

I am busy now reading Hilary Mantel's "Bring Up the Bodies." This is the best-selling hit sequel to the writer's Man Booker prizewinner, "Wolf Hall" -- a story that even amateur historians just can't get enough of -- the rise and fall of Anne Boleyn and of the men and women who rose and fell with her.