Nathaniel S. Rakich

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The Battle Over “Healthcare”

In the publishing world, however, what has separated healthcare liberals from health-care conservatives isn’t our political views—it’s our opinion on whether the hot topic itself is one word or two.

It's a Free Country!

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Maybe the sangria had something to do with why it was so crowded. But I had to

Managing Expectations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During his short tenure as manager of the Washington Nationals, Manny Acta witnessed 28 members of Congress

Five Freedoms

PENNSAUKEN, N.J. — The following is an excerpt from the last page of the diary of Nathaniel S. Rakich, ethnologist

Error to the Pitcher

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Nationals were counting on a match made in heaven when they picked Stephen Strasburg first

Judging an Industry by Its Cover

NEW YORK, N.Y. — BookExpo America didn’t seem like the dregs of a dying industry. BEA, North America’s largest convention