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Frederic D. Schwarz

Frederic D. Schwarz was a former senior editor of American Heritage magazine.

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Separate and Unequal Read >>
Let There Be Light Read >>
The Demagogue’s Downfall Read >>
What’s On Tonight? Read >>
WASHINGTON BECOMES A SOLDIER Read >>
“WHEN YOU CALL ME THAT, SMILE!” Read >>
FRANKLIN FLIES A KITE Read >>
THE DOG THAT SAVED EISENHOWER Read >>
GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER Read >>
“THE CASE AGAINST THE CHINAMAN” Read >>
It was never designed to actually elect a President, it’s awkward, cumbersome, and confusing, and almost no one likes it. Americans have been trying to get rid of it for more than two centuries. Yet it’s still here. Now we are seeing renewed efforts to reform or eliminate the Electoral College. Will they succeed? Don’t bet on it. Read >>

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