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Terry Eastland

Terry Eastland

Collision Course: The Strange Convergence of Affirmative Action and Immigration Policy in America by Hugh Davis Graham Oxford. 246 pp. $30.00 During the Senate floor debate on the...

American Jihad: The Terrorists Living among Us by Steven Emerson Free Press. 261 pp. $26.00 On September 11, Americans learned that international terrorists were living in their midst....

Unfree Speech: The Folly of Campaign Finance Reform by Bradley A. Smith Princeton. 286 pp. $26.95 In April, the Senate approved the most comprehensive overhaul of federal campaign-finance...

God’s Name in Vain: The Wrongs and Rights of Religion in Politics by Stephen L. Carter Basic. 248 pp. $26.00 Considering all the God-talk that was heard in...

Spin Cycle: Inside the Clinton Propaganda Machine by Howard Kurtz Free Press. 324 pp. $25.00 Howard Kurtz is a reporter who covers the doings of other reporters for...

From 1980 to 1992, any discussion of religion and politics necessarily focused on the rise of the religious Right and its support of the Republican...

On Friday, September 28, 1991, the Senate Judiciary Committee sent to the full Senate the nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. His...

ASIDE from Bill Clinton’s victory, certainly the biggest news on election day was the huge support won by the term-limits movement. Measures limiting the terms...

The System The Life of the Parties: A History of American Political Parties. by A. James Reichley. Free Press. 487 pp. $27.95. When Ross Perot announced in July that...

Suing for Profit The Litigation Explosion: What Happened when America Unleashed the Lawsuit. by Walter K. Olson. Truman Talley Books/Dutton. 388 pp. $24.95. “Nothing could be more understandable,” writes...

Above the Constitution? Opening Arguments: A Young Lawyer’s First Case. by Jeffrey Toobin. Viking. 374 pp. $22.95. In late 1986 a special court named Lawrence E. Walsh as the...

Church and State Under God: Religion and American Politics. by Garry Wills. Simon & Schuster. 445 pp. $24.95. It Is impossible, Garry Wills contends, to understand American politics apart...