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"Europe on Trial: The Story of Collaboration, Resistance, and Retribution During World War II, by Istvan Deak (Seth Low Professor of History, Emeritus) is reviewed by Christopher R. Browning in the August 13, 2015, issue of New York Review of Books.
Marc Skelton, basketball coach for the team at Fannie Lour Hamer Freedome High School in the Bronx--and Harriman Institute Alum ('08)--is the subject of an in-depth profile in the New York Times: "A Long Hardwood Journey: A Coach's tough, cerebral style guided