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What If? Alternate US Histories

Monday, July 04, 2011

Jeff Greenfield, former senior political correspondent  for CBS News and the author of Then Everything Changed: Stunning Alternate Histories of American Politics: JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan, offers alternate histories of modern American history.

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Jeff Greenfield

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Comments [5]

Vito Danelli from Darien

Brian, of all the topics and issues that I want to read about, one of the last would be a "what-if" theories of history.

I'm very surprised that Greenfield and his publisher would waste time and money to write and publish such nonsense.

Jul. 04 2011 11:44 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

Mark,

This is hardly news. From ancient times on, monarchs and princes married other monarchs and princesses. Each clan from each "class" tries to marry, or rather ally itself with a group of its own level and status, and to try to raise their own status level.

Jul. 04 2011 10:17 AM
Roger from Astoria

How about if John & George lived instead of Paul & Ringo?

Jul. 04 2011 10:15 AM
Mark

You know what I learned from history recently? That Nicolas Sarkozy's step-mother is married to Frank Wisner II, whose father served with Cy Vance Sr. in the Carter Administration! Boy, the ruling class sure does now how to leverage social networks, don't they?

Jul. 04 2011 04:20 AM
eva

What if Cy Vance had competently assessed the witness who accused DSK of rape before arresting DSK?

Greece today might be closer to a debt restructuring at 50% of GDP.

It's amazing how one incompetent DA could so adversely affect an entire country, and possibly the entire eurozone.

Jul. 04 2011 02:39 AM

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