Rick Perlstein

author and historian

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Historian and cultural critic; author of Nixonland: The Rise of a President and Fracturing of America and Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

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Robert F. Kennedy said that, of all his colleagues in the US Senate, "The person who has the most feeling and does things in the most genuine way is  George McGovern ."

George McGovern Dies at 90

Robert F. Kennedy said that, of all his colleagues in the US Senate, "The person who has the most feeling and does things in the most genuine way is George McGovern ."

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The Chicago school strike is a struggle between education reformers and unionized teachers. Now in its third day, the issues will look familiar in other cities, including Los Angeles.

Chicago Teachers' Strike

The Chicago school strike is a struggle between education reformers and unionized teachers. Now in its third day, the issues will look familiar in other cities, including Los Angeles.

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The Chicago school strike is into its third day, a struggle between education reformers and unionized teachers.  The issues will look familiar in other cities around the country.

Chicago School Strike

The Chicago school strike is into its third day, a struggle between education reformers and unionized teachers.  The issues will look familiar in other cities around the country.

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