Chronicles Magazine Politcs

Go East, Young Man

We shall soon be celebrating the cardinal date of the second Christian millennium, the fall of New Rome, otherwise known as Constantinople in 1453. For a thousand years after the collapse of the Western empire.

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  • VIEWS

    Crime Story

    Probably not since Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind has a popular novel influenced Americans as deeply as Mario Puzo's The Godfather. Appearing in 1969, the book remains, according to the inflated come-on of its publisher's blurb, "the...

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    War Fever

    A war fever is breaking out among the leaders of the free world. Congressional Democrats are egging on President Bush to do something about the situation in Bosnia, and their concerns are echoed by Margaret Thatcher, Pope John Paul II, and the...

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