Tag: cooper union

  • Assassination, Blame, and Gun Control

    In the wake of the recent shootings in Arizona, Wired magazine looks at at a Secret Service study on the motivations of assassins. Although they vary, politics plays a surprisingly small role. Contrary to popular assumptions about public killings, the attackers didn’t conform to any particular demographic profile. But when Fein reconstructed their patterns of […]

  • Civil War Talk Radio: August 26, 2005

    Air Date: 082605 Subject: Harold Holzer: Right Makes Might Books: Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President (Simon & Schuster Lincoln Library) & The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text Guest: Harold Holzer Summary: Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer presents a new look at a long overlooked work by Abraham Lincoln, […]