Baseball and Brotherhood

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Don Eberly, a former USAID official, gives us an insider's account of the post-war occupation of Iraq. Lee Lowenfish tells about the life of Branch Rickey, the man who revolutionized baseball by bringing it to the forefront of the Civil Rights movement. Then we look at the history of Jewish players in the Major League Baseball. Plus, Leonard’s brother, Phillip Lopate, on the influence of Susan Sontag and his essay about brotherhood.