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Mar 27, 2009 3:24 am

Friday's Notes

Walter Dellinger,"The Historian Who Lived What He Taught," Washington Post, 26 March, and Stan Katz,"John Hope Franklin, RIP," Brainstorm, 25 March, are tributes by two of the legion who knew him as mentor, colleague and friend.

Historiann and Tenured Radical report from the OAH convention in Seattle.

Michael Dirda,"Darker Judas, or A Forgiving Light?" Washington Post, 26 March, reviews Susan Gubar's Judas: A Biography.

Edward Rothstein,"There Are No Small Parts in This American History Lesson," NYT, 11 March, reviews"Big!" an exhibit at the National Archives in Washington, DC.

Sewell Chann,"Lost Images of New York in the '20s," NYT, 9 March, reviews"Ruth Jacobi. Photographs," an exhibit that recently closed at Berlin's Jewish Museum. Hat tip.

Graham Barnfield reviews Sean McCann's A Pinnacle of Feeling: American Literature and Presidential Government for the THES, 26 March.

Joanna Lewis reviews Paul Collier's Wars, Guns and Votes: Democracy in Dangerous Places, on post-colonial sub-Saharan Africa, for the THES, 26 March.

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