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‘The Raft of the Medusa’ by Théodore Géricault (1819)

The Misery Index

Why aren’t we doing more to relieve pain?

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By WRAY HERBERTRead more...
Napoleon in retreat after the Battle of Laon, 1814, by Ernest Meissonier

Refracted Glory

Napoleon on the downward slope

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By JAMES M. BANNER JR.Read more...
Flannery O’Connor and peacock  at Andalusia (ca. 1961)

Here They Stood

Confessions of a literary pilgrim

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By MARK MAIERRead more...
Batter's Up

Forget The Three-Run Homer—Just Strike Out Less

October baseball notebook.

12:10 PM, Oct 21, 2014 • By LEE SMITH

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Titos

'A Vodka With a Twist of Tort'

3:28 PM, Oct 20, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER

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Smokes

Casual Podcast: I’d Walk a Mile

4:45 PM, Oct 19, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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B&A Podcast: A Naval Ship, Entrepreneurship, and a Greek Bearing Gifts

The Books & Arts Podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian.

11:00 AM, Oct 18, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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The New York Times Gets Greenglass Wrong

5:04 PM, Oct 17, 2014 • By ALLEN M. HORNBLUM, HARVEY KLEHR, JOHN EARL HAYNES, RONALD RADOSH and STEVEN USDIN

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October Baseball Notebook: The War for Ninety Feet

October Baseball Notebook: The War for Ninety Feet

2:40 PM, Oct 17, 2014 • By LEE SMITH

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J. Robert Oppenheimer

A Broken Man?

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Jori Bolton

Wheels of Fortune

Ethan Epstein looks a gift workhorse in the mouth.

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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The Marquis Lafayette Reconsidered

Lafayette Squared

Portrait of the hero in two revolutions

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By HENRIK BERING

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Keith Olbermann

The Old Olbermann

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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What, if anything, can be done to save the family?

Our Endangered Species

What, if anything, can be done to save the family?

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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The tart, sweet, comprehending vision  of Richard Greene

Eye of the Beholder

The tart, sweet, comprehending vision of Richard Greene

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By EDWARD SHORT

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Frank Van Den Bleeken

Cruel and Unusual

Death with Dignity Executions meet euthanasia.

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By WESLEY J. SMITH

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Charlie Chaplin, Oona O’Neill in Hollywood (1944)

Laugh, Clown, Laugh

The very long life of cinema’s first superstar

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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Miles Teller

Bird Lives Again

The pursuit of excellence makes a great movie

Oct 27, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 07 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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