Dec. 22, 2005
Roger Rosenblatt on Christmas Music
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt expounds on the joys of Christmas music.
Dec. 13, 2005
Looking At "Lolita"
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt reflects on Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel "Lolita," 50 years after it was first published.
Dec. 6, 2005
Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune considers issues of race and sports.
Dec. 1, 2005
De Young Museum: Is It Art?
Essayist Richard Rodriguez reflects on the interior as well as the fašade of a new San Francisco museum.
Nov. 22, 2005
Tell Me a Story
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt wonders where the truth lies: in fact -- or in fiction.
Nov. 17, 2005
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on the writing of Joan Didion, who won the the National Book Award Wednesday night for "The Year of Magical Thinking," a memoir about her husband's death.
Nov. 14, 2005
Richard Rodriguez Looks at Leadership in America
NewsHour essayist Richard Rodriguez looks for leadership in America.
Nov. 2, 2005
Roger Rosenblatt on the Legacy of Rosa Parks
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt looks at the legacy of civil rights icon Rosa Parks.
Oct. 17, 2005
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on a new movie about author Truman Capote.
Oct. 14, 2005
Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler
Essayist Chris Rose reflects on the eccentricities of New Orleans and his trepidation over proposals to redesign the Crescent City.
Oct. 10, 2005
Essayist Richard Rodriguez reflects on what unites and divides some religions.
Sept. 22, 2005
Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune reflects on the connections between race, class and poverty.
Sept. 9, 2005
Roger Rosenblatt Reflects on Hurricane Katrina
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt explores public policy and the consequences of Hurricane Katrina.
Sept. 6, 2005
Richard Rodriguez Reflects on the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina
Essayist Richard Rodriguez reflects on Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.
Aug. 30, 2005
Politics of Division
Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune considers race and politics.
Aug. 24, 2005
Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune considers the power of the cell phone.
Aug. 17, 2005
Roger Rosenblatt: Vigiliance in an Age of Terrorism
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers how we can be more vigilant in an age of terrorism.
Aug. 3, 2005
Roger Rosenblatt Discusses the Conflict over Evolution Theory
Roger Rosenblatt considers the 80th anniversary of the Scopes evolution trial.
July 27, 2005
Jobs Nobody Wants
Essayist Clarence Page considers if there really are jobs no one wants.
July 22, 2005
Richard Rodriguez Considers the North American Free Trade Agreement
Essayist Richard Rodriguez considers the NAFTA.
July 20, 2005
Beauty on Ice
Essayist Ann Taylor Fleming considers how one film, March of the Penguins, is providing a welcome respite from the violence in many summer movies.
July 15, 2005
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming considers America's "Golden Oldies."
July 14, 2005
Roger Rosenblatt Examines How We Look at War
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers how we look at war.
July 5, 2005
Women and Work
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming reflects on women's struggles in the workforce.
June 21, 2005
Change in Majority Minority
Essayist Richard Rodriguez takes a look at the changing face of Los Angeles.
June 13, 2005
Roger Rosenblatt Considers the Rise of Religion in American Life
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers the rise of religion in American life.
June 7, 2005
Essayist Clarence Page Considers the Definition of a Journalist
Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune considers who is and who is not a journalist.
May 30, 2005
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt Discusses a New Book About the Civil Rights Movement
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers a new book by Karl Fleming on the civil rights movement.
May 25, 2005
Essayist Richard Rodriguez Looks at Arizona Minutemen
Essayist Richard Rodriguez that looks at the Arizona Minutemen patrolling the Mexico-Arizona border.
May 5, 2005
Essayist Clarence Page Considers Two Portrait Artists
Essayist Clarence Page considers two presidential portrait artists.
April 22, 2005
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming Looks at Hometown Los Angeles
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming takes a look at her hometown of Los Angeles.
April 11, 2005
Essayist Clarence Page Discusses the Longevity of Rock and Roll
Essayist Clarence Page considers the longevity of rock and roll and its staying power.
March 30, 2005
NewsHour Remembers Time Magazine Editor Henry Grunwald
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt has some words of appreciation for Henry A. Grunwald, a Time magazine editor who changed the magazine world.
March 29, 2005
Anne Taylor Fleming Remembers Author Hunter S. Thompson
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming looks at the life of Hunter S. Thompson.
March 10, 2005
Considering an America Beyond Red and Blue
Essayist Richard Rodriguez considers an America that is more multicolored than just red and blue.
March 4, 2005
Essay: What it Means to Be A Man
An essay by Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune on what it means to be a man.
Feb. 25, 2005
Anne Taylor Fleming Discusses Taking Time Out
Anne Taylor Fleming discusses taking time out to combat obesity and savor life's smaller moments.
Feb. 21, 2005
New Book on Abraham Lincoln Explores President's Personal Life
Essayist Richard Rodriguez looks at a new book about Abraham Lincoln.
Feb. 16, 2005
A Remembrance to Ossie Davis
An essay by Roger Rosenblatt on the life of actor/activist Ossie Davis who died on February 5th at the age of 87. A look back at the man who was a central figure among black performers for many decades.
Feb. 1, 2005
Anne Taylor Fleming Essay on The Contradictions in American Society
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming looks at contradictions she sees in American society.
Jan. 28, 2005
An Anne Taylor Fleming Essay on Women and Their Health
Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming presents her thoughts on women and their health.
Jan. 14, 2005
Roger Rosenblatt Considers the Impact of the Tsunami
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers the impact of the tsunami.