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Part VI: Citizenship and the New American Citizen in the Divisive Sixties

This is the sixth essay in a series devoted to examining citizenship and the American citizen, the rights, duties, and norms of which have become ever more contentious since the divisive Sixties. They have become especially relevant in recent years … Continue reading

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Part V: Citizenship in Postwar America

This is the fifth essay in a series devoted to examining citizenship and the American citizen, the rights, duties, and norms of which have become ever more contentious since the divisive Sixties. They have become especially relevant in recent years … Continue reading

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Returning Home to Hasbrouck Heights

(This essay was originally published as a letter to the editor–abridged– by The Record (North Jersey) on July 24, 2014.) There is something both comforting and disquieting about returning to one’s home town after many years. With voices both pushing me … Continue reading

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