by Kyle Scott
John C. Calhoun in 1849. Daguerreotype by Mathew Brady.
by Lawrence A. Peskin
Image via Shutterstock.The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for them to say so.
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