There are two important aspects when it comes to examining history that I constantly remind my students. The first is … Continue reading ’64 and ’44
What is it that makes humans human? Is there an overarching element or component that is central to our being? … Continue reading Essence of Humanity Part I
There have been some remarkable deals struck over our country’s history. From the Dutch purchasing the island of Manhattan for … Continue reading The Greatest Deal No One Has Ever Heard Of
Legend has it that when Irish clans went to war with one another in the very distant past the poets … Continue reading Paging Madame Geoffrin. . .Paging Madame Geoffrin. . .
Years back in a graduate school course of mine the instructor was offering up to our class a personal story … Continue reading Dionysian Moments
There exist numerous examples of power and authority throughout American history. Be they institutions like government in general, mega cap … Continue reading Unfettered Power in American History
Well before the days of cellphones and text messaging my father had a very effective and seemingly foolproof way of … Continue reading Important Whistles In My Life