Daily Archives: June 7, 2013

Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician 22

I finished Stephen Ambrose’s Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972.  One thing that I read in my latest reading was the Acknowledgments section.  And, to be honest, this was actually my favorite part of the book!  Ambrose talked about … Continue reading

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The Small Farmer and Socialism (With Some Interesting Stuff on Pacifism)

On page 216 of his biography on six-time Socialist U.S. Presidential candidate Norman Thomas, entitled Norman Thomas: The Last Idealist, W.A. Swanberg quotes a New York Times article that said the following: “Norman Thomas has proved an eye-opener to European … Continue reading

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