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“When Martin Luther King Came Out Against Vietnam,” New York Times, 4 April 2017.

The Intel Chiefs Did to Trump What Hoover Did to MLK,” Washington Post, 18 January 2017.

“Ruling Out Senility On the Bench,” Los Angeles Times, 2 February 2016, p. A11. (And Chicago Tribune, 4 February 2016).

The Tragedy of Stokely Carmichael,” Reviews in American History 43 (September 2015: 564-70.

When Domestic Terrorism Raged,” Washington Post, 5 April 2015, p. B6. (Bryan Burrough, Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence).

The Mastermind Behind Obama’s Political Ascent,” Washington Post, 9 February 2015, p. B7. (David Axelrod, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics).

When the Court Ruled on Equal Representation,” Washington Post, 6 July 2014, p. B7. (J. Douglas Smith, On Democracy’s Doorstep).

How Roe v. Wade Was Written”, Washington and Lee Law Review 71 (Spring 2014): 893 – 924.

“The Obscure Heroes Behind Congress’s Great Moment,” The American Prospect 25 (May/June 2014): 85-87. (Todd Purdum, An Idea Whose Time Has Come, and Clay Risen, The Bill of the Century).

“Marching For Hope and Finding Ugliness,” Washington Post, 9 February 2014, p. B6. (Aram Goudsouzian, Down to the Crossroads & David L. Chappell, Waking From the Dream).

“Meet the Burglars Who Outsmarted Hoover’s FBI,” Washington Post, 26 January 2014, p. B1. (Betty Medsger, The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover’s Secret FBI).

“Toward A Definitive History of Griggs v. Duke Power Co.,” Vanderbilt Law Review 67 (January 2014): 197-237.

“The Long March,” New York Times Book Review, 18 August 2013, p. 17. (William P. Jones, The March on Washington).