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Introduction to Hendrik Meijer

Moderator Roberta Haar delivered the following introduction to Hendrik Meijer. Meijer spoke about Senator Arthur Vandenberg, who paved the way for the creation of NATO by putting the greater good of the country ahead of partisanship.

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The Golden Rock

In the third episode of our blog series about the Dutch island of St. Eustatius, nicknamed 'The Golden Rock', we learn how the conquest of St. Eustatius by the British ended the American War of Independence, but not in the way they had envisioned.

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J.D. Salinger joins the digital revolution

As publishers and consumers adopted e-books and digital audio, J.D. Salinger’s books remained defiantly offline, a consequence of the writer’s distaste for computers and technology. But this is about to change, making Salinger perhaps the last 20th-century literary icon to surrender to the digital revolution. Click here to read more in the New York Times.