ARTICLES

/ARTICLES
ARTICLES 2018-01-10T17:02:05+00:00

LET’S  TALK

We’ll start the conversation with our latest news, views, thoughts, and the occasional rant. But we definitely want you to chime in. Just click on any “Let’s Talk” title and you’ll be able to comment.

Jackie Kennedy’s Prowess as a Polygot

 

When President John F. Kennedy traveled to West Berlin on June 26, 1963, he wanted to assure the people there—who were literally walled off from the eastern portion of their city by Communist Russia—that Americans stood with them. Ever the classicist, Kennedy drew from the ancient Romans’ statement of Civis Romanus sum¸ “I am a […]

Steve Leveen’s Response in the WSJ

 

Ed. Note: A July 16, 2017 op-ed in the Wall Street Journal maintained that “fluency in coding is a more useful skill than French, Spanish or Russian.” Steve disagrees! Here is his letter to the editor that was published in the July 25th print edition of the Journal.

The world is not headed toward one […]

More Articles