US History: Presidential

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

“Obama’s Papa Was A Rolling Stone,” Washington Post Book World,  17 July 2011, pp. B1, B4. (Sally H. Jacobs, The Other Barack).

“Cambridge Historians on the Obama Presidency,” Cambridge Undergraduate History Journal 1 (Spring 2010): 5-10. (With Michael O’Brien et al.)

“Substance Over Sex in Kennedy Biography,” New York Times, 28 May 2003, pp. E1, E7. (Robert Dallek, An Unfinished Life).

“Listening to Lyndon,” Washington Monthly 34 (March 2002): 48-51. (Michael Beschloss, Reaching for Glory).

“LBJ’s Recordings Make Sleepy Bedfellows,” Newsday, 11 December 1997, pp. B2-B3, B8. (Michael R. Beschloss, ed., Taking Charge).

“Double Dirt,” Newsday, 17 November 1997, p. B3. (Seymour M. Hersh, The Dark Side of Camelot).

Paul R. Henggeler, In His Steps: Lyndon Johnson and the Kennedy Mystique, in the American Historical Review 97 (February 1992): 315.

“Challenging the Critics of JFK’s New Frontier,” Boston Globe, 20 January 1991, pp. A42-43. (Irving Bernstein, Promises Kept).

“John F. Kennedy and the Mythology of Camelot,” Washington Post Book World, 20 November 1988, pp. 1, 10. (Innumerable Kennedy books).

Michael L. Kurtz, Crime of the Century: The Kennedy Assassination from A Historian’s Perspective, in The Historian 48 (February 1985): 303-304.

Gary Wills, The Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power, in the Southern Humanities Review 17 (Spring 1983): 201-202.