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Weekly Standard Whacks Mike Dukakis Re: Ethel Rosenberg

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg may have been executed in 1953 for conspiring to pass atomic secrets to Russia, as this  Los Angeles Times front page noted.       Except they haven’t really. During the past six decades, the Rosenbergs have been subject to more … Continue reading

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Martha Gellhorn’s Excellent 1947 American Adventure

Martha Gellhorn was much more than just another ex-wife of Ernest Hemingway. She was a superb war correspondent, an accomplished novelist, and a perceptive analyst of post-World War II America. (See Boston University’s Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center for further … Continue reading

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NYT Slowbituary: David Greenglass, Ratted Out the Rosenbergs

From Page One of today’s New York Times: Interesting that Greenglass’s death went unreported for over three months. Mr. Greenglass died on July 1, a family member confirmed. He was 92. His family did not announce his death; The New … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging ‘Over Here’ at Boston Athenaeum

Well the Missus and I trundled downtown yesterday to catch Over Here: World War I Posters From Around The World and say, it was swell. The Boston Athenæum holds an extraordinary, but little known, collection of World War I posters. Consisting … Continue reading

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NYT’s Boston Hemingway Piece Features Wrong Wife

Ernest Hemingway is the Moveable Feast of American literature. And the latest entrée comes from Tuesday’s New York Times. A Mutable Feast Batch of Hemingway Ephemera From Cuba Is Digitized BOSTON — Ernest Hemingway was a hoarder. His own prose … Continue reading

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