A Reporter Leaves His Beat
February 13, 2015

"There won't be another David Carr."

Working in a War Zone With Bob Simon, the Humble CBS Newsman
February 13, 2015

It's the rare television news correspondant who asks the cameras to remain off. 

Marion Barry Was a Historic Figure Who Couldn't Admit He Was History
November 23, 2014

He may have seemed like a political Lazarus, but his comebacks were nothing extraordinary.

Boston Strong: Remembering Mayor Thomas Menino
October 30, 2014

Remembering a great leader and, yes, a great liberal.

Jean-Claude Duvalier Is Dead, But He Will Haunt Haiti for Years to Come
October 06, 2014

"Baby Doc" inherited a country and a dictatorship, and squandered them both.

Joan Rivers Didn't Care If You Liked It
September 05, 2014

Her feminism and misogyny were impossible for young women to reconcile.

Mickey Rooney Was the Last Old Hollywood Star Standing
April 07, 2014

If you weren't familiar with the 93-year-old legend, here are the three movies to watch.

The History of Pete Seeger’s Reputation Is the History of the Past 70 Years
January 28, 2014

A fascinating and obscure scholarly paper on Pete Seeger shows how he went from New Deal hero to McCarthy era untouchable to sixties radical icon to above-politics national icon.