Book Reviews

New Books Highlight Baseball’s Rebels

Posted April 11, 2022 by

Recent books have pulled back the curtain on America’s hidden racial history. Two companion volumes, Baseball Rebels and Major League Rebels, by Peter Dreier and Robert Elias now do this for America’s Pastime. Baseball fans will definitely want to read
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Will Congress Revive a Federal Writers Project?  

Posted October 19, 2021 by

In this year’s on-going Congressional deliberations about infrastructure spending, one popular New Deal program will hopefully make a come-back, with new branding and a 21st century focus on clean energy. During the Great Depression, about three million young Americans, with
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Tangled Up In Blue: Lessons for Police Reform?

Posted March 23, 2021 by

When I attended a Washington, D.C. law school in the early 1970s, everyone enrolled in its criminal law class was required to participate in the Metropolitan Police Department’s “ride along” program. Then, as now, “ride along” allows local residents to
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