A few things online that caught my attention this week:
The pursuit of happiness?
Jill Lepore on the moon landing
Four books on Stonewall
Higher education must reclaim its role in the public sphere
Female colleges and fudge parties
A former Liberty University professor has something to say
David Garrow defends his article on the moral indiscretions of Martin Luther King
The demise of political junkies?
Eric Foner on Alan Brinkley’s liberalism
Michael Kazin reviews Brenda Wineapple, The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation
Virginia DeJohn Anderson reviews Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein, The Problem of Democracy: The President Adams Confront the Cult of Personality
William Anthony Hay reviews Gregg Frazer, God Against the Revolution: The Loyalist Clergy’s Case against the American Revolution
Stanley Hauerwas on Christians in the age of Trump
The Jubilee Singers introduced Americans to the songs of slavery