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“Envoy Keeps Candor Showing”

Profile of U.N. diplomat Alan Keyes. continue reading

“Devisive End to ‘Decade of Women’”

Wrap-up: The 1985 U.N. Decade for Women Conference in Nairobi. continue reading

“Politburo’s Youngest Member Advanced Swiftly to the Top”

Spot profile on the elevation of Mikhail Gorbachev to the top position in the Soviet Communist Party’s central committee. continue reading

“Tough Stance Stays, But Style Will Shift”

Spot analysis of the changing of the guard at the United Nations, as Vernon Walters replaced Jeane Kirkpatrick as U.S. ambassador. continue reading

“Sharon Loses Libel Suit; Time Cleared of Malice”

Wrap-up: Ariel Sharon v. Time Inc. continue reading

“UNESCO Pullout: Intent is Reform”

The United States, United Nations and UNESCO. continue reading

“UN Panel OKs Anti-Torture Pact”

The torture debate at the United Nations. continue reading

“UN Divided Over Anti-Torture Pact”

The torture debate at the United Nations. continue reading

“Generals Go on Defense: Ariel Sharon Vs. Time Inc.”

Ariel Sharon v. Time Inc. continue reading

“Time Again for ‘So Much UN-ery’”

Curtain-raiser: The U.N. General Assembly of 1984. continue reading

“One week into the Invasion: Up the Coastal Road from Tel Aviv to Beirut”

Up the coastal road from Tel Aviv to Beirut, following the path of Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon. continue reading

“Spot Analysis: Palestinian Autonmy and the Late Moshe Dayan”

Spot analysis: Moshe Dayan and the Palestinians. continue reading

Recap of Israel’s Attack on Iraq’s Nuclear Reactor, June 7, 1981

How the Israelis managed to blow up Iraq’s nuclear reactor in 1981. continue reading

“The Golan Heights: The Camp David Fear in the Occupied Golan Heights”

Israelis in the Golan Heights, 1980. continue reading

“The West Bank: A new breed of leadership”

Palestinian leadership in the occupied West Bank, Summer 1980. continue reading

“The West Bank: This Land is Whose Land?”

Israeli settlers and the Palestinians: Whose Land? continue reading

“Isle of Dogs”

      “Isle of Dogs” By Brooke Kroeger January 1978isle-ofdogs-st__louis_post_dispatch_sun__jan_15__1978_  

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The Suffragents in the news: Kirkus FeaturesKirkus Reviews, Foreword ReviewsTown & Country, The American ScholarTabletmag.com,  Unorthodox podcast, Top of Mind with Julie Rose (live), NYU FeaturesWomen’s Media Center,  Futurity, Non-Fiction FansHeforShe.org’s The ScoopOpzij magazine (NL), AmericasDemocrats podcast, Facebook , Brooke’s posts, Good Men Project , suffrageandthemedia.org,

Upcoming events:  Oct. 19: East Hampton Library. Oct. 22: Author’s Talk & Tea: Woodlawn Conservancy. Oct. 26: Talk Back at the Black Box Theater  for Nancy Smithner’s “Hear Them Roar: The Fight for Women’s Rights.” Nov. 5: Holiday Book Signing at the Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck, NY. Nov. 6: Brentwood Public Library Nov. 7: NYU Center for the Humanities. Nov. 10: Gotham Center for NYC History/CUNY Graduate Center Nov. 16: Book & Bottle: Suffolk County Historical Society & Museum. Nov. 17-18 Researching New York Conference, Albany. Nov. 20: Brookhaven League of Women Voters. March 10: Keynote, Joint Journalism & Communications Historians Conference, New York City.

Parting shots of: the book launch events of Sept. 1 in East HamptonSept. 11 in NYC and Sept. 14 in Cambridge Mass. I’ve got comment and a video (expected soon) of the Sept. 28 event with Angela P. Dodson at the NY Society Library I spoke at the NY Genealogical & Biographical Society Fall Luncheon on Oct. 10 to an audience in which men were very well represented. Oct. 14, I presented on a panel at the AJHA Convention, Little Rock, Ark., on ‘When the Women of Suffrage Got Its Makeover On.” More to come on that.