As a public servant and man of letters, London’s mayor is splendidly equipped to take the measure of the 20th Century’s most famous and certainly most eloquent prime minister.
Michael F. Bishop has held several posts on Capitol Hill and in the White House, and is the former executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission.
One hundred years ago today, the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand triggered World War I. We are still getting over it.
Was World War I a necessary fight against German militarism, or was it completely avoidable? Michael Bishop on a new history.