Strategy and History

4 segments

New York Times correspondents Eric Schmitt and Thom Shanker describe how the country’s counterterrorism strategies have adapted over the last 10 years. Then, the latest installment of our summer Underappreciated literature series is about William Dean Howell’s A Hazard of New Fortunes. We’ll take a look at the life of Ethan Allen beyond his exploits during the American Revolution. Plus Patricia T. O’Conner takes your calls on the intricacies of the English language.