US Politics: Contemporary

“The Unexpected Disappointment,” Time, 10 November 2008, p. 47. (Symposium with Gary Wills et al.)

“Kerry’s Fatal Error: Edwards,” Chicago Tribune, 7 November 2004, p. II-9.

“America Should Scrap Its Electoral College,” Financial Times, 29 October 2004, p. 17.

“How the War Shaped the Man,” Los Angeles Times Book Review, 22 February 2004, p. 7. (Douglas Brinkley, Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War).

“Ruining the House,” New York Times, 13 November 2002, p. A33.

“Another Lesson From World War II Internments,” New York Times, 23 September 2001, p. IV-6.

“Two Death Penalty Cases, One Dilemma,” New York Times, 17 June 1997, p. A15.

“Don’t Mourn for Dole,” Washington Post, 10 November 1996, p. C7.

“With A Friend Like This, She Needs No Enemies,” Newsday, 17 October 1996, p. B6. (David Brock, The Seduction of Hillary Rodham).

“No Place for Perot in the Debates,” Washington Post, 16 September 1996, p. A19.

“A Touch of Class,” Washington Post, 11 September 1996, p. A23.

“Suiting Up for the Race,” Washington Post Book World, 30 June 1996, pp. 1, 9. (Bob Woodward, The Choice).

“Blood Sport Goes for the Clintons’ Jugulars,” Newsday, 21 March 1996, p. B6. (James B. Stewart, Blood Sport).

“On the Road to the White House,” Newsday, 17 September 1995, pp. 33-35. (Colin Powell, My American Journey).

Ernest Furgurson, Hard Right: The Rise of Jesse Helms, in Georgia Historical Quarterly 71 (Spring 1987): 164-167.

Donald A. Downs, Nazis in Skokie, and James Gibson & Richard Bingham, Civil Liberties and Nazis, in the American Political Science Review 79 (December 1985): 1184-85.

“Don’t Fall for Media Madness,” Democratic Left, May-June 1985, p. 15.