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Timeless stories from our 171-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
By Frederic Morton, from a speech given at the Vienna Haus der Barmherzigkeit two days before he died, in April. Morton was a critic, an essayist, and the author of…
Applying Kremlinology to Peruvian spymaster Vladimiro Montesinos
Paris, September 3, 1879