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In praise of … Robert Caro | Editorial

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Caro's mammoth project to record the life of Lyndon Johnson, though unfinished, already deserves legendary statusMulti-volume biographies of dead statesmen feel like a form of scholarship from another era. But Robert Caro on Lyndon Johnson is a supreme contemporary exception, a long, compulsively readable study of political power, not without...
In praise of … Robert Caro | Editorial

Father's Day celebrated in Google doodle

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Search engine creates doodle in honour of event created in early 20th century by American Sonora DoddGoogle has celebrated Father's Day by creating an animated version of its logo in tribute. It depicts the E from the logo covertly deploying a robot to deliver a mug bearing the logo '#1'...
Father's Day celebrated in Google doodle

NYT columnist pedals ‘post-modern illusions’ and ‘propaganda’ to varnish Bush legacy

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Stanley Fish, author of The New York Times' "Opinionator" column, must have a soft spot for George W. Bush. In a recent piece, he employs just about every argument one could make to varnish the Bush legacy, fishing for proof in what one writer called "post-modern illusions" and citing a...
NYT columnist pedals ‘post-modern illusions’ and ‘propaganda’ to varnish Bush legacy

Robert Caro: a life with LBJ and the pursuit of power

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It has (so far) taken Pulitzer-winning biographer Robert Caro 36 years to get to the heart of America's last great reformer, Lyndon B Johnson. In the process he's become a world authority on the nature of power, and how to use itIt all seems terribly wrong, but Robert Caro is...
Robert Caro: a life with LBJ and the pursuit of power
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