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The Most Famous Metaphor of American Exceptionalism Is a Warning, Not a Boast
The Most Famous Metaphor of American Exceptionalism Is a Warning, Not a Boast
John Winthrop’s “city upon a hill” language wasn’t meant to puff up his hearers with pride but to send a chill down their spines.
The Embattled Career of Dr. Koop
The Embattled Career of Dr. KoopSubscriber Access Only
Despite political pressures, the surgeon general was out to fight disease, not people.
Red Herring: Mikhail Gorbachev's Not-Quite Conversion
Red Herring: Mikhail Gorbachev’s Not-Quite ConversionSubscriber Access Only
Asking whether the former Soviet leader is a Christian has a long history.
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