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March 18, 2018
I felt compelled to capture some of that atmosphere in the novel, not least because it had felt like a defining moment in Britain's recent political history. ... I looked for novels that address grand events at a human scale, and which take as given something that many authors – Zadie Smith, Lauren Groff, DanezÃÂ ...
March 18, 2018
Well-known poet and DG of the National Language Promotion Department (NLPD) Iftikhar Arif on Friday remembered Shaer-e-Awam (Poet of the People) Habib Jalib as one who portrayed the darkest period of Pakistan's political history in his evergreen poetry. Arif was delivering a lecture at a ceremony to remember HabibÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Author Gerard Doherty will talk about his new book, "They Were My Friends: Jack, Bob and Ted. ... My Friends' should be mandatory reading for anybody who is interested in politics both at the state level and the national level and how the efforts of one man can help shape the course of political history.
March 12, 2018
One of the most extraordinary things about our current politics—really, one of the most extraordinary developments of recent political history—is the loyal ..... “We are on the verge of losing” America, proclaims the evangelical writer and radio host Eric Metaxas, “as we could have lost it in the Civil War.
March 10, 2018
Julian Zelizer is a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and the editor of "The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment." He's also the co-host of the "Politics & Polls" podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @julianzelizer. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hisÃÂ ...
March 9, 2018
CHICOPEE – Gerard Doherty has been present as 20th Century political history was being formed. In fact, one could argue the Boston-based attorney helped make that political history. Doherty was a friend and supporter for President John F. Kennedy and Sens. Ted and Robert Kennedy, He hasÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
Dudley Nichols refused to accept his Oscar for the 1935 “The Informer” due to a battle between the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the Screen Writers Guild, which he helped found. In those days, AMPAS represented management and the new guilds were working to establish their turf.
Emory News Center
February 28, 2018
Emory acquires letters by author Harper Lee ... A collection of personal correspondence and memorabilia of renowned novelist Harper Lee, author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Go Set a Watchman,” has been acquired by ... Crespino's book is a cultural and political history of Lee's most famous character.
February 25, 2018
It was a characteristic that naturally equipped him as a newspaper leader writer and as a polemicist, a career he pursued in a wide range of publications. He also wrote an impressive number of political biographies and books on political history. A Darlington grammar school boy who won a place at StÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
He answered questions via email. You classify the era of the New Deal and its aftermath as “the great exception” in American political history. What do you mean? People from many political traditions look at the era after World War II as a sort of “Golden Age” for the United States. And it is not just mythology.
February 15, 2018
A Malawian author who is also a researcher has said he wants to give out his book, 'Political History of Malawi' for free in Malawian colleges and universities. Nyirongo: Going to schools. Frank Chibowa, a graduate from Mzuzu University, said he wants to inspire. His book has sold more than a thousandÃÂ ...
New York Times
December 31, 1999
“It says that the country over the years has formed a sentiment of distrust for politicians, their representation and participation, and voters see in the offers of populist parties like the League and the Five Star the chance to regain a central role,” said Vera Capperucci, professor of political history at LuissÃÂ ...