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The most important book of the Trump era was not Bob Woodward’s “Fear” or Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury” or any of the other bestselling exposes of the White House circus. Arguably it was a wonkish tome by two Harvard political scientists, Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt, published a year into Donald Trump’s presidency and entitled “How Democracies Die”.
Peter E. Gordon questions what really caused the anti-democratic assault on the Capitol and whether we should call the President a fascist.
We sat down with Anna Popiel to talk about her upcoming retirement and her 36 years behind the reception desk at CES. Starting at Bryant Street with cramped working conditions and a typewriter, Anna has seen the Center grow and change. For many, she has become the heart of Adolphus Busch Hall and in many ways she represents ‘where Harvard and Europe meet.’
Zum Tod des großen Institutionengründers Guido Goldman
Author Conversations Series, Fall 2020. Produced by the Harvard University Asia Center
Among the most innovative poets of European modernism, he forged a new path for poetry after the terrors of the twentieth century. Do we still know how to read him?
In their 30-year collegial relationship, what Professor Charles S. Maier ’60 remembers most about Guido G. Goldman ’59 is his “magic sense of connectivity” — a connectivity that stretched from personal relationships to trans-Atlantic partnerships.