A new book by Terry Golway on the developing Democratic party through the lens of F.D.R. and Al Smith. Review by Dave Lewis ℘℘℘ Frank and Al: FDR, Al Smith, and the Unlikely Alliance and Epic Feud that Created the Modern Democratic Party by Terry Golway allows readers to see the massive change to theRead more..
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Young people today know John F. Kennedy primarily for being assassinated and for his presumed dalliance with Marilyn Monroe. And that’s a shame, because he meant something far different to an entire generation of Americans, myself included, who were young forty years ago. When JFK was nominated for President in 1960, he was forty-three yearsRead more..