[Summer 2014 Education Supplement]
The man behind the man
Don't forget about Jim Morrison
You almost get the feeling from today's masterful obit in the Times of Robert McNamara, the Vietnam War architect who died Monday at 93, that he was so troubled by the tens of thousands of corpses that resulted from his many grievous mistakes that he paid for his sins. Reporter Tim Weiner eloquentl ... More >>
A new biography examines the career of one of journalism's great crusaders
Two movies ask: Do the masses or the man make the difference in history?
It was wonderfully fitting that on Wednesday, a few hours after Eliot Spitzer’s gubernatorial career disintegrated, a group of admirers gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth one of the greatest muckrakers of the past century. I.F. Stone, the iconoclastic scribbler whose writi ... More >>
Dramatizing an earlier doc, Werner Herzog takes his hero worship Hollywood
Five would-be assassins (and Khrushchev) in search of a narrative
Mnookin, Friel, and Falk attempt to explain the faults of a black-and-blue Gray Lady
In a return engagement, Vietnam doc shows old war stories never die, they just MoveOn
Documentarian Errol Morris reconstructs the exdefense secretary's Vietnam story 'from inside his head'
Media Offer Glimpse Into Military History
Vietnam and Afghanistan Show why Limiting Press Access to War is Unpatriotic
A political action that couples sex with death