Daily Archives: May 29, 2013

Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician 13

My blog post today on Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972 will focus on Cuba. President Richard Nixon had his own sort of Cuban Missile Crisis, if you will.  On September 16, 1970, a U-2 flight revealed … Continue reading

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Starting a Biography on Norman Thomas

I started Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist, by W.A. Swanberg.  Norman Thomas was the Socialist Party’s candidate for President of the United States between 1928-1948. Why am I reading this book?  For a variety of reasons.  I became somewhat interested … Continue reading

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