Articles tagged thomas jefferson

‘1776’ Is Both a Window Into the Past and a Mirror to the Present

The American Revolution gets told in musical form in 1776, which reminds us that the past is not quite so different from the present as we like to pretend.

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23 Aug 2011 // 8:50 AM

An American in Svartelfheim

Like the journeys to Europe of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson and Richard Feynman, Invincible Iron Man scribe Matt Fraction offers a meditation the encounter between democratic values and the aristoi.

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Cirulnick & Manpearl have their Shootout with Legend

Wyatt Earp the entrepreneur rather than the gunfighter is perhaps the most audacious image for a world where capitalism has gone on strike. In the concluding issue of Earp: Saints for Sinners creators Matt Cirulnick and David Manpearl not only reassert the emotional core of Earp's story, but imply a way out of our financial crisis.

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Meriwether Lewis by Thomas C. Danisi

Danisi and Jackson claim a definitive explanation for Lewis' dramatic final act, and move to dispel the more sensationalist and macabre embellishments that have tarnished his reputation in the 200 years since his death.

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19 Mar 2009 // 4:00 AM

What reader wouldn’t marvel at the clever way in which Annette Gordon-Reed timed her latest book? Imagine having the foresight to get a history

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'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

// Short Ends and Leader

"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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