Culture
06 October 2003
This is an important and timely book. Its thesis, remorselessly maintained, is that Rupert Murdoch's newspapers...
Books
24 June 2002
In December 1845, the editor of the New York Morning News proclaimed that it was the "manifest destiny" of the United...
International Politics
10 June 2002
A spectre haunts Europe. Today, it is not the ghost of communism, but the ghost of fascism. So now, when the far right...
Culture
22 April 2002
For 50 years, from Pearl Harbor to the final deliquescence of the Soviet Union, the United States stood at Armageddon...
Food and Drink
11 February 2002
In 1831, Alexis de Tocqueville and his companion Gustave de Beaumont made their celebrated tour of America. They were...
Food and Drink
20 August 2001
On 17 March 1904, St Patrick's Day, the president of the United States marched in the traditional parade up Fifth...
Culture
09 October 2000
No one can fairly accuse the American news media of not knowing how to forgive. For all the years of his political life...