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BETWEEN LITTLE ROCK AND A HARD PLACE.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 2/3/86, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p29-33, 5p

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Abstract: Focuses on the book "The Strange career of Jim Crow." Information that the book originated as a series of lectures the author gave at the invitation of the University of Virginia; Comments on the Brown decision that appeared to remove the constitutiona...

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The Future of `Black Power': A Movement in Search of a Program.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic. 1/7/67, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p16-18. 3p.

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Abstract: Highlights the efforts of the Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee (SNCC) to promote human rights of African Americans in the U.S. as of January 1967. Success of SNCC in developing a new culture of being African Americans; Factors which deter the...

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UNEASY HOLIDAY.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 2/3/86, Vol. 194 Issue 5, p22-27, 5p, 1 Cartoon or Caricature

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Abstract: Focuses on the commemoration of the birthday of U.S. black civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Comparison of the enshrinement legislation on holidays named after national leaders in the country; Controversies surrounding the enactment of the Ma...

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THE OLD NEW THING.

Publication Type: Review

Source(s): New Republic. 11/11/2010, Vol. 241 Issue 18, p35-39. 5p.

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Abstract: The article reviews the book "The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History," by Samuel Moyn.

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THE SANDINISTA LOBBY.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 1/20/86, Vol. 194 Issue 3, p11-14, 4p

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Abstract: Focuses on the indifference of some human rights groups to the testimony made by Nicaraguan political refugee Jose Baldizon Aviles regarding human rights abuses in the Honduras. Information on murders of peasants and prisoners by Nicaraguan government ...

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EVERYBODY EVERYWHERE.

Publication Type: Review

Source(s): New Republic. 5/7/2007, Vol. 236 Issue 15, p48-53. 6p. 1 Illustration.

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Abstract: This article reviews the book "Inventing Human Rights: A History," by Lynn Hunt.

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MARCH TO NOWHERE.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 9/19/83-9/26/83, Vol. 189 Issue 12/13, p7-12, 6p

Abstract: Discusses the history of the Afro-American civil rights movement. Significance of the 1963 March to Washington in the protest against racial discrimination in the U.S.; Reasons for the outpouring of humanity during the march; Inspiration provided by Ma...

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Rights of Passage.

Publication Type: Review

Source(s): New Republic. 2/25/2002, Vol. 226 Issue 7, p37-41. 5p.

Abstract: Reviews the book "A World Made New: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights," by Mary Ann Glendon.

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On the Hill: Borin' Orrin.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 6/28/80, Vol. 182 Issue 26, p9-12, 4p, 1 Black and White Photograph

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Abstract: Focuses on Republican politician Orrin G. Hatch from Utah. Information about the people from whom Hatch draws inspiration; Details of the political career of Hatch; Information about supporters of Hatch; Criticism of Hatch by U.S. Senate Budget Committ...

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THE BIGGEST MYSTERY IN TEHRAN.

Publication Type: Periodical

Source(s): New Republic; 10/7/2013, Vol. 244 Issue 16, p7-9, 3p, 1 Illustration

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Abstract: The article looks at Hassan Rouhani, elected as the president of Iran in August 2013. Topics include the contrast between Rouhani and his predecessor Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, his views on Iran's nuclear program, and whether Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah ...

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