I am for immigration in principle but with some qualifications. I would like, if possible, to see more people become U.S. citizens. It is an issue that splits tens of millions...Gregory Bresiger
Author William Taubman (W.W. Norton & Company, New York, 693 pages) This fascinating doorstop biography documents the story of a Shakespearian figure who tried to do the...Gregory Bresiger
Inherit the Inaccuracy: The relentless assault on historical accuracy in popular media concoctions that go on and on. Be careful of movies and television that are “doing” history.
Look out for the phrase,“Based on a true story” and other fictions. When I was in high school in the late 1960s we were assigned to read “Inherit the Wind,” a highly popular...Gregory Bresiger
The Republicans failed on health care, but now they are offering a new plan for tax and spending cuts, with a promise of smaller government. But the GOP, with few exceptions,...Gregory Bresiger
History is critically important in why people suffer when they ride the subways in New York or Amtrak almost anywhere. Their daily frustrations trigger questions. Why is Penn...Gregory Bresiger
The Never-Ending Woes of State Enterprise: The historic failures of governments running transportation businesses
Why is Penn Station falling apart along with Amtrak, New York City commuter railroads and the New York City subways? It is because the public utility concept of running...Gregory Bresiger