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Looking for history: dispatches from Latin America.

Since Alma Guillermoprieto became The New Yorker's Latin American correspondent a decade ago, she has emerged as the most informed and admired writer…

Strom Thurmond and the politics of Southern change.

A biography on the career of the late Senator Strom Thurmond.

Frank McCourt.


Frank McCourt in a classroom at Stuyvesant High School in lower Manhattan. He spent thirty-two years there teaching English.

Robert Merry.


Robert Merry at Joseph Alsop's former Georgetown house. Here the Alsops entertained journalists, presidents, and many other Washington notables.