Chronicles Magazine Perspective

Celtic Justice

In the summer of 1997, Ulster Unionist Kenneth Magennis called Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuiness the "Godfather of Godfathers" of the Irish Republican Army. He went on to castigate the IRA for refusing to disarm its members as a prelude to yet...

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    Playing God, or Being Men?

    In the American TV nightmare, the police are the protagonists. Or the antagonists. It depends on the program and the point of view. We love the idea of the tough cop—Clint Eastwood, Dennis Farina, Dennis Franz—who breaks the rules and busts a few...

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