Candice Millard calls assassinated US President James Garfield a "very admirable" person whose death was "a real loss to the nation."
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The Egyptian military has postponed by three weeks an appeal hearing for blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad, whose case symbolizes the lack of freedom of expression in Egypt today.
A Christian Science perspective: The new memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. to this viewer honors the eloquence, strength, and inspiration of a leader and spiritual thinker.
A new biography on Eisenhower is engaging but airbrushes some of Ike's mistakes and flaws.