In the hushed silence of the remodeled David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the chaos and vitriol of political campaigns past come alive. Campaign memorabilia, memos and flyers dating back to 1840 -- including some from the Whig and Know-Nothing parties -- are among the more than 3,000 items in this diverse collection assembled by library staff.
In their latest discussion, foreign affairs experts Peter Feaver and Bruce Jentleson examine whether President Obama was correct in staying in Cuba rather than returning home to the United States following the terror attack in Brussels. They also look at the global threat posed by ISIS.
The Christian Science Monitor
Duke President Richard Brodhead and Sanford School of Public Policy Associate Dean Fritz Mayer back an effort aimed at getting liberals and conservatives together to find common ground in North Carolina.
The News & Observer
“One reason it is unfolding this way is that the Republicans structured it so they could come to a quick decision and have a nominee to rally around early in the season. It’s not working out very well for the party leaders who designed it all,” Mears says.