There are different schools of thought on how the world avoided its own destruction during the Cuban Missile Crisis of October 1962. The case put forward in Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy’s memoir Thirteen Days (published posthumously in 1969), the basis for this original adaptation for the stage by Brian Pastor, is unambiguous. After an […]
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Obama’s deafening silence on poverty
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