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James Piereson

James Piereson is president of the William E. Simon Foundation and a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute.

article archive

Pamphlets of revolution | November 2015

A review of The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate, edited by Gordon Wood.

Abraham Lincoln: American prophet | December 2014

How Lincoln dealt with the press and the founders' legacy.

Reclaiming Madison | June 2014

A new biography of James Madison hopes to change the way we remember America's fourth President.

The Kennedy phenomenon | March 2014

Uncovering the media lies that continue to shape the history of JFK's assassination

Right at the end | June 2013

A review of The End Is Near and It's Going to Be Awesome: How Going Broke Will Leave America Richer, Happier, and More Secure by Kevin D. Williamson

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blog article archive

A Look Inside the Anti-Police Protest Movement | Dec 23, 2014 11:24 AM

The Climate of Hate | Dec 22, 2014 12:17 PM

Is a Palestinian State Next? | Dec 19, 2014 11:03 AM

What Doomed Detroit | Jan 20, 2014 11:04 AM

President Obama and the Supreme Court | Apr 04, 2012 03:28 PM

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webcast archive


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The Kennedy Phenomenon: "The Kennedy Assassination and the Kennedy Legend"

James Piereson outlines the differences between the legends surrounding Kennedy and the historical facts, touching on his new book, Camelot and the Cultural Revolution.

Posted on: 11/22/2013


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