Week of May 7, 2012






Up Front

 

On Islam, Romney Doesn't Have the Slightest Idea What He's Talking About
Juan Cole

News at Home



How Mormon History Has Shaped Mitt Romney
Daniel J. Herman


Occupy Activists Resurrect May Day for Americans 
Peter Dreier

News Abroad



Protests Over Housing Inequality Have a Long History in Israel
Yfaat Weiss


No More Victory Days?
Joseph E. Persico

Historians & History



Republicans, Mormons, and Jews: The Unlikely 1940s Alliance That Reshaped U.S. Mideast Policy
Rafael Medoff


David Barton’s Jefferson
Martin E. Marty


CNN's Conspiracy Bias in the Robert F. Kennedy Assassination
Mel Ayton


I Did It My Way—By Accident: Lessons from an Unconventional Career
Ray Smock


How Did TV Remember the '92 L.A. Riots?
Jill A. Edy

Culture Watch



The Long Shadow of History Falls Over Copenhagen and the Race for the Atomic Bomb in World War II
Bruce Chadwick


1960s Midwest Drama Burns Slowly on Stage
Bruce Chadwick


Death in the End Zone: NFL Concussion Crisis Play Packs Wallop
Bruce Chadwick

Books



Review of Patricia Cohen's In Our Prime: The Invention of Middle Age
Jim Cullen

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