Official Warren Report of Kennedy assassination

I have in my possession an original copy of the 1964 Doubleday edition of the Official Warren Report. Is it worth anything, or should I just chunk it? I think it was in Glover Shipp’s library, when I bought the rest of what he didn’t sell, before he left Brazil. In 1985. Twenty-one years after … Read More

Ironic history

“For Miller, history was fundamentally ironic. Victory and achievement produce disappointment and disaster; progress results from causes other than one’s own intentions; and no advance is finally secure since all growth contains within it the seeds of a new and possibly more catastrophic decline. As the historian Henry May once summarized, “His works on Puritanism … Read More