Jeannette Lee

Jeannette Lee is an Atlantic Media Fellow. Previously, she worked as an Associated Press reporter in Alaska and Hawaii.
  • Eastman Kodak Co. is bidding farewell to Kodachrome, its oldest and the first commercially successful film. Is there a reason to be sad, even in an…

  • What's the secret of the lines for the Apple 3G iPhone when people are cutting back on so much else? Hard times may inhibit investment in research,…

  • Five years ago the most powerful people in Fallujah, Iraq, were men who literally danced around the sizzling flesh of their slain enemies. Now they…

  • Watching any of the golf pros at the U.S. Open, squatting down on the green, putter in hand, analyzing the distance and slope from their ball to the…

  • In a new report on reforming financial regulation, the Obama administration appears to doubt the competence of bankers, consumers, and other private…

  • The Obama administration is putting together a cyber-warfare agency in part to protect the electric grid from attack. But who needs terrorists when…

  • 'Face it, Abraham, medicine is corrupt,' a close friend opined recently. I paused. I sputtered. I was about to say something. But I shut up.

  • In 2004, the first U.S. soldiers I met in Iraq were tense, confused men at a checkpoint in central Kirkuk. They seemed utterly at sea, with only the…

  • If the tune of our national anthem originated in a drinking song, so what? Among democracies "The Star-Spangled Banner" is no more offensive or…

  • Fear is traditionally feared as the enemy of self-mastery, the trait that may well lie beneath all others, but the absence of fear is not just hubris…

  • The accused killer of a security guard in the Holocaust Museum in Washington followed a trajectory sadly common on the racist and terrorist fringe:…

  • The accused killer of a security guard in the Holocaust Museum in Washington, James W. von Brunn, followed a trajectory sadly common on the racist…

  • In viewing the torture photos, the public may not actually demand accountability from the commanders and politicians who set the policy. Instead,…

  • Despite their traditional association with progressive change, unions in fact are profoundly conservative organizations that depend more than…

  • More than two decades of research reveals that one out of three of our health care dollars--that's nearly $600 billion a year--is wasted on products…

  • Whatever else might be said about Sarah Palin, I hope we can all agree that there's absolutely no reason to take her seriously as a fiscal…

  • It's probably fair to say that there will never be another country like Saudi Arabia--willing to invest so much of its income in creating spare…

  • The one place where I seem to see people from all strata and every area of the hospital mingle and chat is around the outdoor picnic table in the…

  • The one place where I seem to see people from all strata and every area of the hospital mingle and chat is around the outdoor picnic table in the…

  • The challenge for GM is not to attempt an environmentally and commercially futile retro strategy, but to create excitement about buying and driving…

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Why Do People Love Times Square?

A filmmaker asks New Yorkers and tourists about the allure of Broadway's iconic plaza

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A Time-Lapse of Alaska's Northern Lights

The beauty of aurora borealis, as seen from America's last frontier

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What Do You Wish You Learned in College?

Ivy League academics reveal their undergrad regrets

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Famous Movies, Reimagined

From Apocalypse Now to The Lord of the Rings, this clever video puts a new spin on Hollywood's greatest hits.

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What Is a City?

Cities are like nothing else on Earth.

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