Week of November 18, 2013

Roundup Top 10!





#1 Kennedy's Legacy of Inspiration
by Robert Dallek

Fifty years after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, he remains an object of almost universal admiration.

NEW YORK TIMES


#2 Is There More to the JFK Assassination?
by Larry J. Sabato

Just consider a few of the commission's flaws.

CNN


#3 Lincoln’s Sound Bite: Have Faith in Democracy
by Allen C. Guelzo

The surprisingly short story of the Gettysburg Address is that it was a surprisingly short speech.

NEW YORK TIMES


#4 In Defense of Global History
by Marc-William Palen

David Bell was too harsh on Emily Rosenberg's "A World Connecting: 1870-1945."

IMPERIAL & GLOBAL FORUM


#5 The Single Best JFK Assassination Conspiracy Theory
by Jon Wiener

Joe Kennedy did it. Because, why not, right?

:LOS ANGELES REVIEW OF BOOKS


#6 The City With a Death Wish in Its Eye
by James McAuley

Dallas's role in Kennedy's murder.

NEW YORK TIMES


#7 Still Blaming Conservatives for Lee Harvey Oswald
by Daniel Pipes

Lee Harvey Oswald was a Marxist, so why does Dallas's conservative culture still get blamed for JFK's assassination?

NATIONAL REVIEW


#8 Was JFK Really a Conservative?
by Ronald Radosh

Where was John F. Kennedy on the ideological spectrum?

THE WEEKLY STANDARD


#9 Banishing Congo's Ghosts
by Howard W. French

How to keep the peace in one of the world's most war-torn countries.

NEW YORK TIMES


#10 A Lesson From Cuba on Race
by Alejandro de la Fuente

The Cuban answer to racial injustice actually worked.

NEW YORK TIMES



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