October 2, 2022

Krushchev moment

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 January 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Putin’s Krushchev moment By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — Russian President Vladimir Putin is facing his Krushchev moment. In 1962, when Soviet leader Nikita Krushchev placed nuclear missiles in Cuba and was compelled to remove […]

A Democratic scenario

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 January 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 A Democratic scenario By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — Conventional wisdom says the Republicans will take back the House in the November midterm elections and have a better than even chance to win control of […]

charlatans to cable charlatans

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 January 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 From radio charlatans to cable charlatans By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — By the 1930s the relatively recent invention of the radio had become ubiquitous, and as so often has occurred both good and evil […]