The First Amendment Blog
Katharine Graham, from Personal History
“What the president never accepted, or even clearly understood—as most people don’t understand—is the autonomy editors have, and must have, to produce a good newspaper. 9 more words
3 months, 1 week ago
Previously published at WGBHNews.org.
More than 40 years after he resigned as president, Richard Nixon remains the lodestar for political skullduggery. And so it was when Donald Trump threatened to retaliate against… 1,133 more words
6 months, 2 weeks ago
What sets innovators and pioneers apart from mere dreamers is their courage and unwavering commitment to a cause without any need for immediate validation from their environment. 319 more words
8 months, 2 weeks ago
Fellowship of the Minds
Bill Clinton’s horndog reputation is well known.
In an interview with Aaron Klein, Linda Tripp — to whom we owe the discovery of Bill Clinton’s tawdry adulterous trysts with White House intern Monica Lewinsky — said Bill had had sexual relations with thousands of women. 307 more words
10 months, 2 weeks ago