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Rebecca Hecht

Rebecca Hecht


Rebecca Hecht is the Associate Editor at The New Criterion. She received a B.A. in History from Dartmouth College, where she was the Managing Editor of The Dartmouth Review. Before joining The New Criterion in 2014, she worked on history books at Oxford University Press.

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Apr 29, 2015

Charles Murray to receive third Edmund Burke Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, April 29, 2015 — Distinguished social scientist Charles Murray will receive the third Edmund Burke Award for Service to Culture and Society at The New Criterion’s gala tonight in New York City. The event benefits The New Criterion, an influential monthly review of the arts and intellectual life, and the award, which was first presented to Dr.

Aug 29, 2012

A View of New York, Through Beer Goggles

On view through September 2, the New-York Historical Society’s newest exhibition, “Beer Here: Brewing New York’s History,” chronicles the rise and destruction of the beer business in New York City and offers a “taste” of its resurgence.

Jul 27, 2012

James Panero on the unending fight for the Upper West Side

The New York Post published an editorial by James Panero today exposing the most recent injurious welfare initiative for the Upper West Side. The latest attack by the social-service industry on the neighborhood in the forty-year-long “war” between West Siders and city officials, has, once again, … zeroed in on the neighborhood’s SROs — buildings with “single-room occupancy” apartments.

Jun 04, 2012

Congratulations James Piereson

We want to thank our friends at Powerline for recognizing James Piereson's essay "The Fourth Revolution" from our June issue: The current issue of The New Criterion features James Piereson’s essay entitled “The Fourth Revolution,” and it wouldn’t surprise me if it takes its place alongside Francis Fukuyama’s famous 1989 National Interest essay on “The End of History” as one of those markers of intellectual ferment that plants itself firmly in the national conversation for months and years to come. Mr.

Apr 30, 2012

“Churchill Style” Luncheon Event hosted by TransAtlantic Bridge and Cunard

We are excited to share news from our good friends Amanda Bowman and TransAtlantic Bridge about this great event they are hosting. On Tuesday, May 29th, join TransAtlantic Bridge for a "Churchill Style" Luncheon on the Queen Mary 2 with guest of honor Edwina Sandys, grand-daughter of Winston Churchill.

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