Tuesday, June 15, 2004

John F. KennedyReagan Week afterthoughts:From Slate: 5 myths about the Reagan presidency, more on the end of the Cold War, and William Saletan on Reagan, government and liberty. Here's what I wrote a couple years ago in my college paper about rethinking Reagan. Incidentally, the NYT's Alessandra Stanley was the only one I saw who jumped on this pun: mourning in America. As for the Reagan funeral as a national ceremony, see the Chi.Trib, NYT, and NPR. Also, a fascinating piece on the writing of obituaries in advance in the Boston Phoenix.

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