Portrait of a Sage

A genuine intellectual and his lovely daughters.

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New Orleans during the Derby.

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Reunion

Gin shots and the memory of World War I.

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Still Life

The death of a flapper.

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The Great Man remembers T.S. Eliot.

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A conversation with The New Republic.

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Understanding Neibuhr's faith and his politics.

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The Savage Mind by Claude Levi-Strauss Translated by George Weidenfeld The certainty that the boundaries of one's society define the frontiers of humanity--that all societies outside the boundary are thereby equally outside the pale of reason, mere clusters of gibbering savages--is curiously widespread. In the Western world, the certainty takes the form of a grand dichotomy, and all of mankind is split into two mutually exhaustive and contrastive camps, the primitive and the civilized.

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The Death of Che Guevara

A firsthand account.

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Boycotting Cuba

Whose interest does it serve?

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