- Making News: State Department Amends Report on 2003 Terrorist Attacks
On April 29, the State Department claimed that the US was -prevailing- in the war against terror, but today-s Los Angeles Times reports that assessment is in for a change. Josh Meyer, who wrote the story, says critics, like Congressman Henry Waxman, allege that politicization of the report has rendered it ineffective.
- Reporter's Notebook: Alexander Hamilton, Considered
As the nation mourns the passing of Ronald Reagan, Republicans are struggling to keep his memory alive. One strategy is to put his face on Americans' currency. But Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, Kennedy and Jackson are all poor candidates for replacement. So the Reagan Legacy Project proposes replacing Alexander Hamilton, whose image is on the $10 bill. That idea is firmly opposed by historian Willard Sterne Randall, author of "Alexander Hamilton: A Life.
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