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  • Trump threatens Time journalist with prison over photo

    "What was that?!" the president snaps as an Oval Office reporter apparently oversteps his bounds.

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  • D-Day in Photos: Heroes of a More Certain Time

    As the number of surviving veterans dwindles, the old pillars of trans-Atlantic certainty have begun to tremble.
  • Summer Reading: The Life (and Times) of Frederick Law Olmsted

    If you are looking for some really good summer reading that you can sink your teeth into, and have any interest at all in U.S. history during the mid- to late-19th Century, let me most enthusiastically recommend Justin Martin's wonderful biography of Frederick Law Olmsted ("Genius of Place"), which I have just finished reading, to you. Olmsted's life and career were astonishing, embodying much of the restless and propulsive energy that permeated life in mid-19th Century America, and his...