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Montpelier, home of James Madison, Orange, Virginia

Quietly Revolutionary

The achievement(s) of James Madison

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The spy who came in from the cold, and prospered

Genteel Treachery

The spy who came in from the cold, and prospered

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Luca Zingaretti as Inspector Montalbano (2000)

Sicilian Gumshoe

An unlikely setting for police procedurals

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'...but let us never fear to negotiate' (John F. Kennedy)

Why Do We Read?

‘Wisdom and insight’ as the purpose of literature

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By JAMES SEATON

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Boyhood (2014)

Real Time Passing

Not so mad about the boy, but the premise is promising

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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The World of the John Birch Society

Giant Tennis Shoes

The overestimation of the John Birch Society

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By STEVEN F. HAYWARD

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Arvo Pärt at the Met (2014)

Mystic Chords

The gospel according to the Arvo Pärt Project

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By CATHERINE P. LEWIS

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Great Thinkers

Great Thinkers Online

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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A New York barbershop, 1946

Barbering Back Then

Irwin M. Stelzer books the barber

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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The Hunger Artists - A short-term investment in high-yield talent

The Hunger Artists

A short-term investment in high-yield talent

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By JOE QUEENAN

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AP Jeff Roberson

No Law, No Order

Making a federal case out of Ferguson

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

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Grammar Lesson in New York (1961)

Take Your Medicine

This ‘prescriptive’ is a hard pill to swallow

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By BARTON SWAIM

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Cook shed, Means & Evans Camp

Shall We Gather?

The history of Texas in the Bloys Camp Meeting

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By JOHN STEINBREDER

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B&A Podcast: Summer Reading

The Books & Arts podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian.

1:45 PM, Aug 16, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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David Clark

Casual Podcast: Guided Torture

5:05 PM, Aug 14, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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Obama in Cairo

American Presidents and European Anti-Semitism

2:32 PM, Aug 14, 2014 • By EDWARD ALEXANDER

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B&A Podcast: Leading Ladies, Shakespeare, and Lessons Learned

The Books & Arts podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian.

4:20 PM, Aug 13, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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Jori Bolton

Casual Podcast: Game of Yawns

2:10 PM, Aug 12, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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