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Honors Presentation on the India Lobby

 Last Thursday, December 1, Becca Solnit gave a presentation of the first part of her year-long Honors project to faculty from the history department, members of our American diplomatic history class, and others who attended the roughly hour-long event. The … Continue reading

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Film: An Heir to An Execution

    Last week, our class gathered together to watch a film about the notorious U.S. spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. Far from being a typical documentary listing facts and explaining theories, this film was unorthodox in that it was a … Continue reading

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Political Parties & U.S. Foreign Policy

  “Political Parties & U.S. Foreign Policy,” seemed to me a promising title for the lecture to be given by James Mann last week. I suppose that is why I was so disappointed by the cluttered, almost disconnected strings of … Continue reading

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The Twilight War

    Last Tuesday,  Phillip Zelikow, former executive director of the 9/11 Commission and current director of graduate studies in history at the University of Virginia, gave his lecture, “The Twilight War,” four days after the ten year anniversary of … Continue reading

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