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Rose’s Tinted Glasses

Rose’s Tinted Glasses

I write this on my last day in the Bagel, and it sure is a scorcher. Heat and...

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Summers in the Hamptons

Summers in the Hamptons

The feeling of summertime abandonment is here—the Hamptons are overflowing with...

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J.F.K.s Pimp

J.F.K.s Pimp

NEW YORK, N.Y.—This week fifty years ago saw the assassination of Robert...

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What Price Normandy?

What Price Normandy?

Back in New York and digesting the five glorious days I spent in Normandy. What...

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Café Dispatches

Café Dispatches

PEGASUS BRIDGE, NORMANDY—We’re taking morning coffee at the Gondree Café...

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No Day at the Beach

No Day at the Beach

OMAHA BEACH, NORMANDY—I am standing in a German cement bunker, having walked...

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The Legend of the White Elephant

The Legend of the White Elephant

Talk about high life, this is not. I smelled a rat long ago. Then the scent got...

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Two Nations, Under The Donald

Two Nations, Under The Donald

NEW YORK—“What Do We Do With These Men?” thunders a New York Times...

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Return of the Blackshirts

Return of the Blackshirts

Benito lives! The Blackshirts are here. Fascism is on the march—at least...

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Dealing With Cox

Dealing With Cox

NEW YORK—Remember when the Internet, Twitter, Facebook, and other such useless...

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Poor Little Greek Girl?

Poor Little Greek Girl?

As anyone who has ever tripped the light fantastic with a witch knows, Circe was...

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A Woman’s World

A Woman’s World

NEW YORK—If Albanian television had shown the program CBS showed last...

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Bower’s Hatchets

Bower’s Hatchets

At dinner the other night a friend wondered what came first, social climbing or...

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Goodbye, Eagle Club

Goodbye, Eagle Club

A couple of columns ago I wrote about an incident that took place at the Eagle...

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