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Hail to the Chief

Hail to the Chief

Along with his other dazzling accomplishments, three court cases teach us that John Marshall was one of the greatest men ever to spring from our soil.

Essays

Book Reviews

Small Wars, Big Deal

Small Wars, Big Deal

In the future, the United States likely will undertake smaller-scale military operations, in conjunction with intelligence-gathering units, law enforcement agencies, and the like, in order to prevent the equivalent of a big war—mass-casualty, civilization-threatening attacks—from occurring again on American soil.
The Making of LBJ

The Making of LBJ

Although the Vietnam mess is behind us, much of the Johnson legacy in domestic policy, especially the unprincipled civil rights legacy of affirmative action, is still with us.
An Ambivalent Tocqueville

An Ambivalent Tocqueville

Wolin attempts to arrive at a coherent, comprehensive understanding of Tocqueville's political theory by analyzing and evaluating his political life and writings as a whole.
Profiles in Banality

Profiles in Banality

The greatest fault of 'Profiles in Courage for Our Time' is that no one associated with the project understands what courage is- and what it isn't.

Correspondence

Vol. II4Vol. II Number 4, Fall 2002
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