Director and librarian at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University and editor of the Library of America's two-volume American Speeches: Political Oratory from the Revolution to the Civil War; speechwriter for then-President Bill Clinton
Party conventions used to nominate presidential candidates. Now that's all done in advance. Next week's Republican Party convention plans to break with tradition.
Aug. 24, 2012
from To the Point
Companies, celebrities, and influencers have released statements that express support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
from The Business
Berlin passed a hotly debated anti-discrimination law this month, the first of its kind in Germany, that allows victims to pursue legal remedies against state officials — including…
from Studio Berlin
Writer/Director Judd Apatow has focussed his career on making comedy -- and drama -- people who, when forced to make a choice between adulthood and remaining a kid, put it off.
from The Treatment
Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.
from To the Point
Read this post from Josh Barro about new changes on Left, Right & Center.
from Left, Right & Center
There’s a move to get thousands of Angelenos off the streets and into shelters. A judge ordered it. The City and County of LA agreed to it.
from Greater LA
The Los Angeles City Council has come under ramped-up scrutiny following ongoing protests for racial justice.
from KCRW Features
The new season of Lost Notes will be here in September. Meantime, this summer, we’re sharing a couple of bonus episodes.
from Lost Notes
John C. Fremont was instrumental in California becoming a state. He was one of the first two senators. He was the first Republican candidate for president in 1856.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand