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Volume XIII, Number 4, Fall 2013
From the Editor's Desk
Charles R. Kesler: The Tea Party and the Constitution
James Piereson: The Making of a MartyrCan we finally tell the truth about the Kennedy assassination?
Herman Belz: Selling the Framers ShortCharles Beard's Economic Interpretation has not aged well.
Christopher Flannery: The City and the ManAngels do not govern men in Raymond Chandler's Los Angeles.
Michael Anton: Land's EndMachiavelli in Malibu.
Gerard V. Bradley: Roe v. Wade at 40Doctors and lawyers, women and children.
Algis Valiunas: Wagner High and LowAppalling ideas set to beautiful music.
Reviews of Books
Michael Nelson: The Thrill is GoneA review of Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America, by Dan Balz; The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies, by Jonathan Alter; After Hope and Change: The 2012 Elections and American Politics, by James W. Ceaser, Andrew E. Busch, and John J. Pitney, Jr. The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election, by John Sides and Lynn Vavreck; and A Bad Day On The Romney Campaign: An Insider's Account, by Gabriel Schoenfeld
Christopher Caldwell: Information SlavesA review of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier
Diana Schaub: Lincoln for LiberalsA review of Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict, by John Burt
Sidney M. Milkis: Born on the Fourth of JulyA review of Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes and Why Coolidge Matters: Leadership Lessons from America's Most Underrated President, by Charles C. Johnson
Joseph Tartakovsky: Heart of PlumA review of P. G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters, edited by Sophie Ratcliffe
Douglas A. Jeffrey: Monument ValleyA review of The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend, by Glenn Frankel
Larry Arnhart: Natural Right and Natural HistoryA review of The Social Conquest of Earth, by Edward O. Wilson
Daniel J. Mahoney: Suicide PactA review of The Crisis of the European Union: A Response, by Jürgen Habermas
Mark Blitz: To Rule and Be RuledA review of Aristotle's Teaching in the "Politics", by Thomas Pangle and Aristotle's "Politics": Second Edition, by Aristotle, translated by Carnes Lord
Paul O. Carrese: Retracing Our StepsA review of Natural Rights Individualism and Progressivism in American Political Philosophy, edited by Ellen Frankel Paul, Jeffrey Paul, and Fred D. Miller, Jr.
Thomas J. Main: The Rule of LawlessnessA review of On Constitutional Disobedience, by Louis Michael Seidman
Paul Moreno: Desperate ImpactA review of The Declining Importance of Race and Gender in the Labor Market: The Role of Employment Discrimination Policies, by June E. O'Neill and Dave M. O'Neill
Mark A. Heberle: The Play Is the ThingA review of Shakespeare's Political Wisdom, by Timothy Burns
Martha Bayles: The Secret Life of Walter WhiteWhy Breaking Bad is unexpectedly good.
Mark Helprin: America’s Collapse in the Middle East
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