Simon Schama is a professor of history and art history at Columbia University. He is a contributing editors of the Financial Times, and regular broadcaster and documentary film maker for the BBC.
Historian Simon Schama asks if the president can turn things around after the disaster in Denver. MORE
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Cy Twombly’s art is widely appreciated.... MORE
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