Back Issues
Our Men in Havana
In Havana this past October, Professor James Blight brought together old foes Robert McNamara and Fidel Castro for the fortieth anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Such meetings, part of Blight’s unconventional fifteen-year study of the crisis, have led McNamara and others to a startling conclusion: we were much closer to nuclear war than anyone thought.
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Citizen Nellie
A child teaches her mother an unexpected lesson in patriotism. 
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The Battle Over Gettysburg
What Lincoln would have said about September 11, 2001.
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Keeping the Streak Alive
Meet Jerry Green ’50, the Cal Ripken Jr. of Super Bowl coverage.
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A Turbulent Weekend
Men’s water polo hosts the Eastern Championships with an eye on the NCAAs.
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Man on Fire
The hopes of the men’s soccer team for another strong season were thwarted this fall by an unlikely foe: the frailty of the human knee.
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Seen, But Not Heard
Harvey Pitt on the proper role of an ex–SEC chairman
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Reading, Writing—& Surgery
A medical-school professor opens up his operating room to teens
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BYOM(usic)
Aboveground tunes from the Underground
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60 Seconds With...
Bernard Reginster: Associate Professor of Philosophy
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A Seat at the Table
After years of frustration, faculty members get more power to make policy
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A New Civil Rights Movement
Jesse Jackson Jr. calls for a new struggle for a new century
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Old Trade Secrets
The John Carter Brown Library spends $159,000–on a single book
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The Ice Cream Man Cometh
New York City welcomes a very young playwright
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Hot Items
V-Dub’s plastic cups are all the rage
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Thunders & Whispers
The Sayles organ turns 100. 
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The Good Book
What is a book? Walter Feldman is asking students to make one and find out.
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Pius IX, con Gusto
Alfred Uhry takes on the battle of the faithful.
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Game Over
Short stories from the first Gulf War.
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Leading Man
Finally, a mainstream film with real roles for Asian-American actors.
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Quest for Kinship
How adoption has changed the American family—and how our notion of family has transformed adoption. 
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Utah’s Wry Minstrel
Ken Shaw ’84 kicks the L out of the BLM.
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California Dreaming
In Pasadena, David Ebershoff ’91 tells a complex tale of love and ambition.
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The End of Writer’s Block: Selmer Bringsjord ’87 Ph.D.
Artificial intelligence may be quick, but is it smart?
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The Defender
Farewell: John F. Sheehan ’53
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One of the Righteous Few
Farewell: Charles A. Baldwin II
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So Artists Could Thrive
Farewell: Vera List
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Art for History’s Sake: Barbara Hail ’52
Filling in Native American history by studying the objects left behind.
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How to Kill
Biological warfare’s surprisingly ancient past.
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In The News
Alumni in the Headlines
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Brunonians on the Ballot
Who won and who lost.
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Attention, Sports Fans
Passing the baton to a new, more youthful regime.
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Would You Like That Egg Dropped?
From the May 1934 BAM
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Fresh Ink
New titles from Brown authors.
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Game Day
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Data Points
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Obituaries
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Since Last Time
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Mail Room
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