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Volume IX, Number 3 | summer 2016


Thomas Jefferson never wrote or said, “I’m a great believer in luck. The harder I work the more I seem to have.” The quip was crafted by San Francisco humorist Coleman Cox for a 1922 collection titled Listen to This.

It is weak and silly to say you cannot bear what it is your fate to be required to bear. 

- Charlotte Brontë, 1847


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#56 Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian speaks with Lewis Lapham about her latest book, The Bully Pulpit. More

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