Peter F. Drucker, “Beyond the Information Revolution”; Robert Pinsky, “Poetry and American Memory”; Peter Beinart, “The Rise of Jewish Schools”; William Gay, “Closure and Roadkill on the Life's Highway”; and much more.
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The poet laureate reflects on what makes the American people "a people"—and what our poetry can teach us about the "fragile, heroic enterprise of remembering."
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Military history pierces the philosophical fog that often surrounds the other humanities.
The phenomenon comes at a bad time for the public schools—and opens up a new debate over the meaning of "integration."
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A fluent and erudite public-radio host with an immense topical range shows how a call-in program can be a higher calling.
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