Daily Archives: July 7, 2017

If You Write It, They Will Come

When I was an undergraduate student at the University of Southern California, I was unable to take my General Education requirement for Arts & Letters in a timely fashion, and the most desirable of those electives were only open to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lincoln And Chief Justice Taney

Lincoln And Chief Justice Taney:  Slavery, Secession, And The President’s War Powers, by James F. Simon This book is probably the most even-handed book that one can imagine that deals with the contentious and still-controversial aspects of slavery, secession, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ties That Bind

The Ties That Bind:  A Memoir Of Race, Memory, And Redemption, by Bertrice Berry This was in many was a strange memoir to read.  Although the author and I likely stand far apart on many issues of politics, and certainly … Continue reading

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