John Dos Passos

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First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

How Ronald Reagan Rode America's Delusions to the White House

R ick Perlstein is becoming an American institution. In 2001, his account of Goldwater’s 1964 presidential campaign, Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus was well received. This he followed with Nixonland: The Rise ... [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Beyond Commercial Street

With the season in full swing in Provincetown, visitors who are sensitive to crowds might find themselves desperate for some down time away from the hordes. But one of the appealing things about the town, and Cape Cod in general, is how easy it is to ... [Published Daily Xtra - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

'Lost Generation' lives on thanks to literary greats

“You are all a lost generation.”Serving as an epigraph to his novel “The Sun Also Rises,” Ernest Hemingway took this famous phrase from friend and writer Gertrude Stein while living in Paris after World War I.It was meant to convey the disillusioned attitudes ... [Published Gainesville Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Did Ernest Hemingway tell the truth about the Spanish Civil War?

'Hotel Florida' writer Amanda Vaill discusses how those involved in the Spanish War, like journalists Hemingway and Martha Gellhorn and photographers Robert Capa and Gerta Taro, struggled with how to portray the conflict to the outside world. There are ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Frontiers: Hemingway look-alikes converge on Key West

Who’s your “Papa” Hemingway? Dozens of participants gather in Key West for the Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest. (Photo: Photos courtesy of Florida Historical Society)“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.”No, this is not a quote from Ernest ... [Published Florida Today - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

How wars always hurt the most vulnerable Americans

The centennial of World War I is a chance to remember naive predictions about how it and other fights would improve society - and the awful abuses those wars actually enabled.© prisonphotography.orgEugene V. Debs leaves prison on Christmas Day 1921, after ... [Published Sott.net - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Why Wars Always End Up Hurting the Most Vulnerable Americans

The impending anniversary of the start of World War I has given historians and pundits the chance to speculate about whether we’re heading for another era of mass war and redrawing of borders. Put me down as undecided. But as we prepare to dwell on the ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

10 of Hemingway's Favorite Haunts

Subscribe today for travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Leading Hotels of the World"Whenever I dream of afterlife in Heaven," Hemingway wrote, "the action always takes place at the Paris Ritz." Indeed, there are ... [Published Fodors.com - Jun 27 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

In 1914, poised for war

On the sunny Thursday of June 18, 1914, Harvard opened its gates (though not then to women) for a Commencement celebration that would launch an unusually large undergraduate class of 537 into the world. Among those receiving diplomas that morning ... [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Renowned Artists and Scholars to Celebrate Feminism “Entre Mujeres (Between Women)”

Award-winning author Helena María Viramontes, acclaimed Broadway and screen actress Alma Martínez; Grammy award-winning musician Martha González; and Scripps College Associate Professor of Music Cándida F. Jáquez, who is also director of the Scripps College ... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]

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How Ronald Reagan Rode America's Delusions to t... [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 31 2014]
Beyond Commercial Street [Published Daily Xtra - Jul 27 2014]
'Lost Generation' lives on thanks to literary g... [Published Gainesville Times - Jul 27 2014]
Did Ernest Hemingway tell the truth about the S... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 22 2014]
Florida Frontiers: Hemingway look-alikes conver... [Published Florida Today - Jul 22 2014]
How wars always hurt the most vulnerable Americans [Published Sott.net - Jul 11 2014]
Why Wars Always End Up Hurting the Most Vulnera... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 06 2014]
10 of Hemingway's Favorite Haunts [Published Fodors.com - Jun 27 2014]
In 1914, poised for war [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
Scripps College Humanities Institute Hosts Reno... [Published PRWeb - Apr 10 2014]
George Packer talks economic forces in politica... [Published PBS - Dec 27 2013]
Tracking the breakdown of American social insti... [Published PBS - Dec 27 2013]
Author John Crawley Announces New Novel, Letter... [Published PRWeb - Dec 11 2013]
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