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Roman baths in England’s Bath

Classical England

When Britain was an outpost of an earlier empire.

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Sarah Best, Ted Christopher, Nathan Brian in ‘Ruddigore’

Awake and Sing

The very model of a modern light opera company.

Oct 12, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 05 • By TED BROMUNDRead more...
Garry Kasparov ponders his move against the computer Deep Junior (2003).

Man vs. Pawn

The life of chess, from birth to checkmate.

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money

Black Friday in the Age of the Internet

8:21 AM, Nov 28, 2015 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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Allan Bloom

Kristol on Bloom on Plato

1:04 PM, Nov 27, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER

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10cs

Headline of the Week

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Tearing down the statue of King George III

A War of Words

Reading the arguments that led to rebellion.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By EDWARD ACHORN

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gary hovland

Where Angels Fear to Tread

David Skinner, intrepid traveler.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Former president John Tyler opens the peace convention (1861).

The Talking Cure

One last-ditch effort to avoid Civil War.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By DAVID BAHR

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A letter to Santa Claus

Dear Mr. Claus

What letters to the North Pole tell us about America.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By RACHEL DICARLO CURRIE

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‘Magnolia’ flag of the Confederate state of Mississippi, captured by the 2nd Iow

Under the Old Magnolia Tree

A better flag for Mississippi.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By BENJAMIN MORRIS

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WW2

Knowledge Can Kill

A diplomat’s dilemma on the eve of calamity.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By ANDREW NAGORSKI

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Henry Kissinger, Jill St. John, Los Angeles (1970)

Oh, Henry!

Kissinger finds his chronicler.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By SAM SCHULMAN

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NEWSCOM

The Shadow Knows

A novel of wartime suspicion and suspense. by Jon L. Breen

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By JON L. BREEN

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Portrait of Charles Darwin by George Richmond (1840)

Faith of Their Fathers

Religious conscience meets scientific mind.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By WRAY HERBERT

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Jennifer Connell and Sean Tarala

Everyone’s Least Favorite Aunt

A tale of tort law run amok.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By CHARLOTTE ALLEN

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The Old Course at St. Andrews

A Duffer’s Progress

No staying put when there’s putting to be done.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN

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Standing: Alan Campbell, St. Clair McKelway, Russell Maloney, James Thurber Sitt

Their Golden Age

The invention of the New Yorker, in myth and memory.

Dec 7, 2015, Vol. 21, No. 13 • By DANNY HEITMAN

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