Jeffrey Hart

Jeffrey Hart is a contributor to National Review.

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Where Was Teddy?

Editor's Note: The following first appeared in the November 7, 1988 issue of National Review. It is too early to break out the champagne, but have you noticed how many books ...
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Teddy: They Gotcha

Editor's Note: The following first appeared in the May 14, 1976 issue of  National Review. Robert Sherrill's The Last Kennedy is certainly very useful, but it does not quite live up ...
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Dartmouth Reviewed

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece appeared in theJune 22, 1998, issue of National Review. (You can dig into NR’s archives anytime here). James Oliver Freedman, now stepping down after 11 years as ...
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Family Man

EDITOR’S NOTE: This review of Norman Podhoretz’s Ex-Friends appeared in the February 8, 1999, issue of National Review. It is difficult to find the terms with which to describe all ...
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Now, a Masterpiece

Gilead: A Novel, by Marilynne Robinson (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 256 pp., $23) Prose worth rereading does not merely communicate: Lucidity with “elegant variations,” as they used to be called, is ...
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Family Man

EDITOR’S NOTE: This review of Norman Podhoretz’s Ex-Friends appeared in the February 8, 1999, issue of National Review. It is difficult to find the terms with which to describe all ...
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Grand Return

EDITOR’S NOTE: This review of Norman Podhoretz’s The Bloody Crossroads: Where Literature and Politics Meet appeared in the July 4, 1986, issue of National Review. Norman Podhoretz studied ...
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The Greatest?

W. B. Yeats: A Life, II: The Arch-Poet, by R. F. Foster (Oxford, 798 pp., $45) Is William Butler Yeats Number One? A young professor at Columbia, one of the best ...