Sept 20

                
  • Who owns history?

    Who owns history?

    September 19, 2003

    Book review Who Owns History: Rethinking the Past in a Changing World, by Eric Foner, Hill and Wang, 2003, 233 pp., Paperback, $13.00 Eric Foner, a Columbia University professor probably best known for his groundbreaking history...

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  • The Vanquished: A Puerto Rican novel
The Vanquished: A Puerto Rican novel

    The Vanquished: A Puerto Rican novel The Vanquished: A Puerto Rican novel

    September 19, 2003

    Book review The Vanquished, by César Andreu Iglesias, University of North Carolina Press, 2002, 232 pp., Paperback, $19.95 This coming week, on Sept. 23, thousands of Puerto Ricans will converge on the mountain town of Lares...

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  • First, do no harm

    First, do no harm

    September 19, 2003

    Opinion What if they gave a war and no one came? What if they (the same they, it seems) gave an execution and no doctor showed up? Maybe they would have to call off both. Hippocrates...

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  • Triumph of the media mill

    Triumph of the media mill

    September 19, 2003

    Opinion Without a hint of intended irony, the “NewsHour” on PBS concluded its Sept. 9 program with a warm interview of Henry Kissinger and then a segment about a renowned propagandist for the Nazi war machine....

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  • Vouchers and the hidden agenda

    Vouchers and the hidden agenda

    September 19, 2003

    Opinion Republican leaders in Congress are once again trying to foist a voucher experiment on the District of Columbia, despite opposition from D.C. delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, school superintendent Paul Vance, a majority of city council...

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