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The Broken Conversation on Guns

Firmin DeBrabander— With the horrific mass shooting at a historic African American church in Charleston last month, gun control was again atop the news cycle—briefly. We soon learned the attack was racially motivated, and gun control was quickly eclipsed by calls to remove the Confederate flag from statehouses throughout the

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Michael Haas on Forbidden Music

Follow Forbidden Music on Facebook!  From the Yale Books Blog: Michael Haas‘s Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis, to be published in North America in June, explores the legacy of those musicians persecuted by the Third Reich. When National Socialism arrived in Germany in 1933, Jews were dominating music more

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