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‘An Exercise in Carterism’: Patricia Harris, States’ Rights, and the Roots of Republican Deflection
By David Kurlander Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on October 7th excoriated Republicans for playing “a dangerous and risky partisan game” by obstructing debt ceiling extensions. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell fired back, complaining in a letter to President Biden about Schumer’s “hysterics.” Some pundits agreed with McConnell’s assessment—CNN’s Chris Cilizza, for example, penned an […]
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‘The Only Way to Score on this Play’: Speaker Tip O’Neill’s 1977 Push for Carter’s Energy Plan
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‘A Milling Herd of Cattle’: John Ashbrook and William F. Buckley’s 1972 Right-Wing Challenge
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‘That Is a Lot of Baloney’: The 1967 Debt Ceiling War
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‘Every New Yorker is an Expert on Pollution’: The Big Apple’s 1960s Smog Inferno
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‘A Real Sense of Déjà Vu: The FACE Act and Federal Abortion Protections
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‘You and Me…and the SST’: The Ozone Layer, Technological Noises, and Supersonic Transports
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‘The Crib of Democracy’: Patterns of Suppression and the 1982 Voting Rights Marches
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‘Shed the Cocoon of Isolation’: Competitive Aid and National Interest in Cold War Afghanistan
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‘On the Side of Leniency’: The 1970s Battle Over Vietnam Draft Evaders
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‘An Ungainly Parrot’: Disney, Sam the Eagle, and Capital at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics
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‘We Can’t Even Run Now’: Protest at the 1972 Munich Olympics 
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‘Sure Not Many Buses’: President Nixon and Public Transportation Infrastructure