Japanese intelligence in World War II

by Richard Grenier -- The end of World War II brought a whole new era for people of Japanese ancestry in the United States. With peace, for thousands of U.S. military people more…

'Land of the White Death'

by Richard Grenier -- If you're thinking of the commotion that was kicked up by the recent presidential election, you can imagine the commotion kicked up in 1914 at the outbreak of more…

Do women really want this?

by Richard Grenier -- In the 1920s Sigmund Freud wrote a hugely influential essay called "What Women Want." To avoid confusion, I should make clear at the start that the new romantic more…

Is U.S. leader of free world?

by Richard Grenier -- Well, it all depends what you mean by "free." And, for that matter, it all depends what you mean by "leader." By a general consensus, the free world more…

Our Chinese friend

by Richard Grenier -- The human toll of the Chinese Communist regime is almost beyond imagination. Some apologists have tried to ignore or minimize the slaughter but, back in 1971 in a more…

The eye of the beholder

by Richard Grenier -- Does Katherine Harris, Florida's secretary of state, wear too much makeup? Did Paula Jones, President Clinton's friend, expose herself to ridicule when she posed nude for Penthouse? What more…

From Corsican caporal to international icon

by Richard Grenier -- In the midst of national confusion over the results of the presidential election, PBS broadcasted a four-hour television documentary on the life and career of Napoleon Bonaparte, a more…

Electors beware!

by Richard Grenier -- At sometime after midnight, Richard Nixon put on his pajamas, brushed his teeth, and went to bed. He had just won the election to be president of the more…

What do women want?

by Richard Grenier -- For weeks now, perhaps months, the press led us to believe that women were going to elect the next president of the United States. So the question "What more…

Black politics and the election

by Richard Grenier -- When I was living abroad, reporting on everything from the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia to the fall of the Berlin Wall -- while more or less keeping up more…