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Gilbert T. Sewall
Gilbert T. Sewall, director of the American Textbook Council in New York City, is co-author of After Hiroshima: The United States Since 1945 and editor of The Eighties: A Reader. He is also a reviewer for Publishers Weekly.
by | Oct 16, 2018

The Brett Kavanaugh affair was just amazing. The extreme partisanship and antics accompanying his nomination to the Supreme Court rightly…

by | Sep 10, 2018

Last month, protesters at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill took it upon themselves to pull down a…

by | Jul 19, 2018

A liberal Berkeley friend teases me. She claims I’ve given up reading the New York Times because it runs too many…

by | Jun 11, 2018

Since 2015, the influx of about 1.4 million Middle East and North African migrants into Germany — almost all of…

by | Jun 6, 2018

Long regarded as springboards to success for the talented urban poor, New York City’s eight selective high schools offer spots…

by | May 7, 2018

Pueblo Sin Fronteras (People Without Borders) hit a home run this spring in the competitive game of political spectacle. The…

by | Apr 4, 2018

The lightning-fast takedown of Fox television host Laura Ingraham last week signals escalating partisan fevers that show no sign of…

by | Mar 25, 2018

New York City On Saturday morning, news helicopters whirred loudly in the skies of Manhattan, hovering over Columbus Circle and…

by | Mar 8, 2018

According to Nielsen ratings, this year’s Academy Awards ceremony was a huge bust. The hoped-for watchers did not tune in,…

by | Mar 8, 2018

According to Nielsen ratings, this year’s Academy Awards ceremony was a huge bust. The hoped-for watchers did not tune in,…

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