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K Street: Then and Now

I really enjoyed Becca’s presentation on the India Lobby. At first, I found it a little hard to follow because I’m not very familiar with this specific area of history. I appreciated the risk she took in using the term … Continue reading

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The Rosenbergs: Treasonous Spies or Otherwise?

I was not familiar with the case of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg before we watched the documentary film made by their son Robert as a class last week. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were tried and convicted as spies for Soviet … Continue reading

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Mann Tackles Partisan Stereotypes

      I found Mann’s lecture on political parties and US foreign policy surprisingly interesting. His lecture focused on the stereotypes of our two major parties and how these stereoptypes had changed throughout the history of the Democrats and … Continue reading

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In the Shadow of the Twilight War

Last week, we commemorated the 10 year anniversary of September 11th. I still remember when my third grade teacher came into our classroom, sobbing. This event has impacted me in such a way, that I’m sure it will never be … Continue reading

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