"Best of Enemies" succeeds without being partisan or overbearing. Its subject speaks for itself.
The history of labor during wartime is an enticing subject, the history of labor during World War II especially so.
Whole libraries are dedicated to the study of Lincoln; Buhle's synopsis, reflecting all the warts and charm of his subject, might a good place to begin.
Just reading the notes at the end of every chapter is an education. The writers' research is deep and wide.
"If iron stands in our way, we ask for a sheet of Cuban tears to cover our guerrillas bones on the journey to American history . . . "
Martin Sheen has stated, "While acting is what I do for a living, activism is what I do to stay alive."
"Race To Revolution: The United States And Cuba During Slavery And Jim Crow" should be read especially now, as relations are renewed with Cuba.
This is the only book on the assassination recommended by the Kennedy family.
Cher described him as a bigot with an ego the size of Texas.
Context is central to any historical narrative. This is certainly true regarding the Spanish Civil War.