R. Cort Kirkwood

R. Cort Kirkwood has been writing about American politics and culture for more than 20 years. In addition to writing for TNA, Cort has also written for Chronicles, National Review, The Remnant, The Christian Science Monitor, The Wall Street Journal, The Baltimore Sun, The Orange County Register, Taki’s Top Drawer online magazine, and LewRockwell.com.

Latest by R. Cort Kirkwood in Chronicles

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  • March 1994

    Life on the Front Lines

    "I'm a trained killer," Army Captain Mimi Finch announced during a hearing of the Presidential Commission on the Assignment of Women in the Armed Forces. A thirty-something graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, Captain Finch was the youngest member of the commission.

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  • November 1992

    Increasingly Rare

    Speaking English has become rarer than I thought. When I recently put my 1985 Plymouth Horizon up for sale in the classifieds of the Washington Post and the Washington Times, I wondered how many people would respond to my ad. Little did I know how many calls I'd actually get.

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  • Desire to Become an American Citizen

    Michael Wu wants to become an American citizen. He is 25 years old and has lived in San Diego with his Taiwanese parents since 1980. He speaks English and Chinese, works packing newspapers for recycling, and attends school.

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  • November 1990

    Your Papers, Please

    Nearly every film using Europe as a backdrop for international intrigue, especially those featuring Nazis in black leather trench coats, employs a scene in which the hero is crossing transnational borders on a slow-moving train.

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  • The 'Conservative' Decade

    The 1980's were supposed to be the conservative decade. Not in Fairfax County, Virginia. This past winter at Annandale High, the school's students fought a battle over placing a $40 advertisement from a homosexual "youth group" in the school paper.

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  • May 1990

    Trading With Gorbachev

    It was 1979 and the Carter administration was coming to a close when Larry Brady, the Commerce Department's deputy director for export administration, testified before the Ichord Subcommittee of the House Armed Services panel.

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  • Missionaries for Democracy
    March 1990

    Missionaries for Democracy

    Fanning out over the globe to the far-flung backwaters of Azerbaijan and the jungles of Zimbabwe, a modern-day group of missionaries has been spreading the gospel of democracy.

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