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The Day of Simulated Reckoning

There have been strange days in American politics – Lyndon Johnson suddenly saying he’d had enough and wouldn’t run again, Nixon firing Archibald Cox in that famous Saturday  Night Massacre, Nixon resigning the presidency a few month later, Ronald Reagan … Continue reading

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The Impossible Reconciliation

Pittsburgh in the fifties was no place to be. Even the parents knew that. There was a wider world, so leaving for college in the mid-sixties, and never really going back, was easy enough, but in 1959 or so that … Continue reading

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