Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

Nixon Reconsidered 3

I have three items for my blog post today on Joan Hoff’s Nixon Reconsidered. 1.  On page 82, Hoff talks about a controversial report that President Richard Nixon’s liberal adviser, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, wrote about African-Americans.  The report covered a … Continue reading

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The Newsroom: “The Greater Fool” (the End of Season 1)

I finished Season 1 of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom last night.  I have two reactions, both of which are about the last episode of Season 1, entitled “The Greater Fool.” 1.  Will McAvoy is a news anchor, who has recently … Continue reading

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