Chronicles Magazine Letters

Don't Feed the War Machine

"His sympathies were for race—too lofty to descend to persons," a wit once said of the abolitionist Senator Sumner. For how else could a man countenance the slaughter of his countrymen, not only rebel Southerners but noble Robert Gould Shaw and...

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  • Correspondence

    The Mood Disorder Clinic

    A poem with a vivid title has started a brouhaha at the Mood Disorder Clinic at Western Psychiatric in Pittsburgh. "Nigger Do Not Speed In My Town" was discovered on a desk by two black employees who reported it to the EEOC as evidence of a...

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