The Kennedy Assassination: New Developments

On October 8, an unusual protest was scheduled to take place outside the National Archives in Washington, D.C. A group of researchers into the Kennedy assassination planned to form a picket line at the Visitor’s Entrance. They were there because the National Archives had announced it will not release 1,171 top-secret CIA documents in advance […]

Legitimacy of the U.S. Election System

My longtime friend Randy Foote, who teaches political science at Roxbury Community College in Boston, recently gave a talk at MIT titled “Legitimacy of the U.S. Election System.” As you will see, this is more of a question than a declarative statement. Harkening back to the idealism he knew as a Harvard student in the […]