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Mark Falcoff
Mark Falcoff is resident scholar emeritus at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington.
by | Nov 9, 2011

Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy: Interviews with Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.By Caroline Kennedy & Michael Beschloss(Hyperion, 400 pages, 8 CDs, $60) THIS BOOK CONSISTS of the transcripts of seven rather extensive tape-recorded conversations that Jacqueline Kennedy,…

by | Sep 14, 2010

Brief Lives: An Intimate and Very Personal Portrait of the Twentieth Century By Paul Johnson (UK: Huchison, 304 pages, £20) PAUL JOHNSON NEEDS NO to most readers of this publication, or indeed to serious and literate men and women throughout…

by | Jul 7, 2009

Kissinger: 1973, The Crucial Year By Alistair Horne (Simon & Schuster, 457 pages, $30) Recently marking his 86th year, Henry Kissinger remains unique among recent American secretaries of state—indeed, perhaps of all of our secretaries of state. Born in Furth,…

by | Mar 19, 2009

Young Che: Memories of Che Guevara by his Father By Ermesto Guevara Lynch Edited and Translated by Lucía Álvarez de Toledo (Vintage Books, 350 pages, $14.95 paper) Young Che is the latest addition to the vast flood of devotional literature…

by | Feb 26, 2009

Presidential Command: Power, Leadership, and the Making of Foreign Policy from Richard Nixon to George W. BushBy Peter W. Rodman. Introduction by Henry A. Kissinger. (Alfred A. Knopf, 368 pages, $26.95) Reviewed by Mark Falcoff THE LATE PETER RODMAN, who…

by | Apr 7, 2008

This review ran in the February 2008 issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe to our monthly print edition, click here.

by | Mar 12, 2008

The Great Experiment: The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, and the Quest for a Global Nation by Strobe Talbott (Simon & Schuster, 495 pages, $28) Now that so many people within the media and outside of it assume that…

by | Feb 12, 2008

(This review will appear in the March 2008 issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe to our monthly print edition, click here.) Upstream: The Ascendance of American Conservatism By Alfred S. Regnery (Threshold/Simon & Schuster, 448 pages, $26) SOMEWHERE BACK…

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