The great tragedy of the twenty-eighth President as witnessed by his loyal lieutenant, the thirty-first.
Four hundred years ago this year, two momentous events happened in Britain’s fledgling colony in Virginia: the New World’s first democratic assembly convened, and an English privateer brought kidnapped Africans to sell as slaves. Such were the conflicted origins of modern America.
The Cuban Missile Crisis as seen from the Kremlin
To call it loaded question does not begin to do justice to the matter, given America’s tortured racial history and its haunting legacy.