Chronicles Magazine Biography

When West Meets East

When Virginia Governor George Allen recently attempted to return the curriculum of his state's public school system to a solid grounding in Western and American history, his plan, greeted with howls of indignation from the National Educational...

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    The American Churchill

    While reading this wide-ranging collection, I was struck once again by the similarities between Theodore Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. Both were prolific writers of books and essays that incorporate history and political thought with personal...

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    Brief Mentions I

    "She was 'The Woman' the press whispered about, with Dr. Martin Luther King on that last tragic trip to Memphis," reads the back-cover blurb in oversize type. No, not Irene Adler, but the "first black woman senator from Kentucky."

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    Brief Mentions II

    This volume is the last substantial legacy provided by the author's will which, operating on the principle of time-release, has already resulted in the publication of the Diary of H.L. Mencken and the availability of many useful letters and papers.

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