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The American System

Oct 2017

October 19, 2017

October 20, 2017

Grilled On Russiagate In Senate Testimony, Sessions Attempts to Retreat Behind Executive Privilege, Which Only Presidents Can Invoke on Narrow Range of Issues; Previous Abusers Have Included Nixon in Watergate; A Century After 1917 Storming of Winter Palace, Putin Can Endorse Neither Revolution Nor Tsar Nicholas II nor Lenin’s Bolsheviks; Rival Plans of Goltz and Schlieffen in the German General Staff; The Sealed Train; Lessons of Lincoln’s 1838 Springfield Illinois Lyceum Speech for the Current Crisis: Countermeasures Required to Defeat Cunning Demagogues Bent on Subversion