• Justus Rosenberg, Beloved Professor With a Heroic Past, Dies at 100

    Bard literature professor Justus Rosenberg helped artists and intellectuals free Vichy France, fought in the French Resistance, and aided the allied armies' march across Europe before emigrating to the United States and beginning a long academic career. 

  • What the FBI Had on Grandpa

    by Molly Jong-Fast

    "I never considered my grandfather to be a danger to the republic, but J. Edgar Hoover disagreed." The FBI surveilled writer Howard Fast extensively, though, as he wrote in his autobiography, "the eleven hundred pages detailed every—or almost every—decent act I had performed in my life."