In This Issue Spring 2017
Volume 38, Issue 2
Philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum is giving this year’s Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities on May 1.
—Robert Tolchin Photography
Television was once the wave of the future in health care.By Jeremy A. Greene
A picture of the famed architect before the fameBy Wendy Lesser
The Dismal Swamp: One Road out of Slavery Took You Straight into the Boggiest Place You’ve Ever Been.
Archaeologists in Virginia seek to know more about the lives of slaves who escaped and lived off the land.By William H. Funk
Martha Nussbaum, a modern philosopher with a passion for Greek and Roman ClassicsBy Henry Richardson
Hollywood Chose to Tell Half the Story of the Daring 1952 Coast Guard Rescue at Sea, While a 2009 Book Recounts the Tale in Full.
Amid waves that topped 70 feet, two 500-foot tankers split apart just off Cape Cod.By Alex Hanson
Portraits, landscape paintings, drawings, and historical maps flesh out the cultural history.By Jennifer Smart