James E. Person Jr.

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Politics & Policy

Tried in the Fire

‘It is difficult, and in some quarters thought to be almost tasteless, to talk sense about Lincoln,” observed commentator Alistair Cooke. “But we must try.” Try though we might, few topics ...
Politics & Policy

Ray Bradbury at 90

Roughly a decade before he created the Christmastime television movie The Homecoming and the long-running series it inspired, The Waltons, Earl Hamner was a successful novelist and writer of scripts ...
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Into the Abyss

Emerson and the New England Transcendentalists loftily professed to know nothing much about evil, that hoary idea from the childhood of the race. But a noted contemporary of the “Frog-Pondians” ...