DALLAS MORNING NEWS REVIEW by KSP: 1775

by admin on January 7, 2013

Review: ‘1775: A Good Year for Revolution,’ by Kevin Phillips American historians are better at history than math. So argues Kevin Phillips in his new book on the origins of America’s war for independence. In 1775: A Good Year for Revolution, Phillips says that for too long historians have listed 1776 as the pivotal year [...]

DALLAS MORNING NEWS REVIEW by KSP: Seward

by admin on January 7, 2013

History comes alive in ‘Seward: Lincoln’s Indispensable Man,’ by Walter Stahr How important a role did William Seward play in by Giant Savings” href=”http://www.dallasnews.com/entertainment/books/20120914-history-comes-alive-in-seward-lincolns-indispensable-man-by-walter-stahr.ece#”>possible war with the world’s other major power, a period of intense emotion and apprehension.” After news broke that two Confederates had been captured at sea, euphoria swept across the North, which [...]

DALLAS MORNING NEWS REVIEW by KSP: “Don’t Mess With Travis”

May 29, 2012

Dallas Morning News May 11, 2012 Who says conservatives don’t have a sense of humor? For years, conservative patron saint William F. Buckley Jr. regaled audiences with both his humor and his books, including several works of fiction. Now, a former Buckley research assistant, Bob Smiley, has delivered his debut novel just in time for [...]

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DALLAS MORNING NEWS REVIEW by KSP: Reagan and Thatcher

March 28, 2012

At long last, Margaret Thatcher is cool again. A few years ago, who would have ever thought she would have won an Oscar? Of course, it was Meryl Streep who received the award, but the larger point stands: The Iron Lady is enjoying newfound appreciation. That’s likely to continue with the publication of Reagan and [...]

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DALLAS MORNING NEWS REVIEW by KSP: “Honor in the Dust”

March 18, 2012

By KASEY S. PIPES Special Contributor Published: 06 February 2012 10:08 AM The Spanish-American War helped make Theodore Roosevelt a national icon. The hero of San Juan Hill was placed on the Republican Party ticket as the vice presidential candidate in 1900. And when President William McKinley was assassinated, TR emerged as the youngest president [...]

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DALLAS MORNING NEWS BOOK REVIEW by KSP: Three WWII Books

November 6, 2011

When Americans think of World War II, they often think of the Army in Europe. When they reflect on the Pacific Theater, they tend to think of the Marines at Guadalcanal or MacArthur retaking the Philippines. But the Pacific War consisted largely of naval battles. http://www.dallasnews.com/entertainment/books/20111104-book-reviews-three-authors-look-at-world-war-iis-pacific-theater.ece

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FOX NEWS OP-ED by KSP: Inside Rick Perry’s Campaign Strategy: How it Worked in His Race for Governor and Why it Might Work in His Race for President

October 25, 2011

This Saturday, Texas Gov. Rick Perry will announce his candidacy for the 2012 presidential race. But the question remains: how will he campaign? Last November 2 Rick Perry coasted to an easy win over Democrat Bill White in what many had thought might be a close race. Instead, Perry routed the popular Democrat with a campaign that [...]

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FOX NEWS OP-ED by KSP: Obama Has Been Given a Second Chance on the Debt — He Should Shake Up His Party and Embrace Entitlement Reform

October 25, 2011

As the nation prepares to hear the president’s budget address today, many Republicans think Barack Obama is trapped; but it may be that he has Republicans right where he wants them. So often in his first two years in office, President Obama has acted like a 19th century Whig: he defers to Congress and only enters late in the [...]

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SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE OP-ED by KSP: Ike’s Farewell Address

October 25, 2011

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DALLAS MORNING NEWS: A World on Fire by Amanda Foreman

October 25, 2011

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