Kennedy court philospher has died



Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., the Pulitzer-winning historian, has passed away.

a proud anti-communist liberal to his death

popularized the term "imperial presidency"



PULITZER PRIZES

A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House (1965)

The Age of Jackson (1945)
- re Andrew Jackson's administration
- class-based interpretation
- nada on Jackson's slavery stance and cruel treatment of Native Americans


The Vital Center (1949)
- case for FDR's New Deal policies

The Cycles of American History (1986)
- re cycles in US politics

The Disuniting of America (1991)
- opposed multiculturalism