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Poor Little Rich People

T HE MOST grandiose claim that Peter Collier and David Horowitz make about their huge new history of the Rockefeller

Culture Vulture

J OHN LEONARD HAS a great job--chief cultural correspondent of The New York Times, which apparently means that he can

Clever to a Fault

N ATIVE INTELLIGENCE came out last year amid little fanfare, unheralded and unnoticed, which, while not a major tragedy, is

The Great American Novelist

T HE COMMONEST of misconceptions about Arthur Hailey's books is that if not great literature, they must at least be

A Parting Shot

I N APRIL 27, 1891, Colonel Charles Colcock Jones Jr. addressed the Confederate Survivors' Association, over which he presided, at

Decline and Fall

T HE MAIN THING to remember is that it's only a matter of time. An Army group ominously called the

Rhetorical Bankruptcy

W HEN PRESIDENT FORD was telling New York City to drop dead last month, he evoked a vision of the

In Search of Covington Hall

O UT in the hilly country of western Louisiana, near the Texas border, there must be a town called Newllano.

Changing the Rules

I N A PLACE as laden with committees churning out reports as Harvard, it's hard to take reviews of policy

Cambodia and Crimson Politics

O NE DAY in early May there was a long article in The New York Times about Cambodia, unusual because


Dick Gregory. Once a comedian and now a freelance left-activist, is speaking in the Science Center Thursday night on "How


Think about this for a minute: exactly 30 years and two days ago people in Hiroshima, Japan, woke up in


There is, in case you haven't figured it out yet, not much going on. Therefore I will tell you a


Sure, it was kind of cool last week, but don't let that deceive you; It's getting to be sweltering time


Bowling. Across the river and up towards Newton a little ways, on Soldiers Field Road, rests Sammy White's Brighton Bowl

Beauty After Ruin

Beauty After Ruin

Harvard Ed Portal Opening

Year In Review 2015

Fischer Touchdown

Year in Sports 2015

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Class of 2015, By the Numbers