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John Paul II made no secret of his intense interest in the political upheavals and religious controversies in his native Poland. But a book of his private correspondence about... read more

 

John Paul II made no secret of his interest in the political upheavals and religious controversies in his native Poland. But a book of his private correspondence about to be... read more

WHAT WAS JOSEPH STALIN THINKING when he allied himself with Adolf Hitler for nearly two years at the beginning of World War II? What did Stalin know about Hitler's intentions to turn on him, and... read more

 

As Russia prepared for its lavish commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II earlier this month, there were predictable calls for the rehabilitation of... read more

BY ANDREW NAGORSKI 1/15/95

Even in the silence of the Polish countryside, Auschwitz cannot rest in peace. The name alone prompts instant recognition -- a shorthand for the criminal... read more

Remember in Lost in Translation, the lovely film about two Americans adrift in Tokyo, how disoriented Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson looked?  There they were in their rooms at the soaring Park... read more

MOVIES AND MEMORY

Discussions of the Holocaust often turn on two dominant issues. The first is grasping the nearly incomprehensible horrors of Nazi Germany's mass... read more

 

The uproar surrounding the entrance of Jörg Haider's right-wing Freedom Party into Austria's coalition government illustrates how a discredited past can prove an erroneous... read more

 

On the morning of September 11 when I emerged from Grand Central Station after my regular commute into the city, I saw people staring intensely at the TV screens in a bank... read more

Remember in Lost in Translation, the lovely film about two Americans adrift in Tokyo, how disoriented Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson looked?  There they were in their rooms at the soaring Park... read more

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