Tag Archives: JFK

Book Write-Up: The Faiths of the Postwar Presidents, by David L. Holmes

David L. Holmes.  The Faiths of the Postwar Presidents: From Truman to Obama.  Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 2012.  See here to buy the book. David L. Holmes teaches religious studies at the College of William and Mary.  About … Continue reading

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Six Crises 8

In my latest reading of Richard Nixon’s 1962 book Six Crises, Nixon addresses the question of whether or not Nikita Khrushchev of the Soviet Union sincerely desired peace. On the one hand, the answer was “yes”.  A former Ambassador to … Continue reading

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Gary Collins and Arlen Specter

I’d like to honor two men who passed on recently: Gary Collins and Arlen Specter. 1.  I watched Gary Collins on Hour Magazine when I was a child.  Granted, he had his feet of clay (see here), but I remember … Continue reading

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