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February
15
February
15

Un-American

Richard Cahan and Michael Williams. Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Chicago, CityFiles Press (2016). This remarkable book includes “beautiful” images by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and other government photographers. “Beautiful” is in quotes, of course, because the project that is portrayed is one that we look back on with horror More

January
30
January
30

The General

Alex Kershaw and Richard Ernsberger, Jr. The General: William Levine, Citizen Soldier and Liberator, from Normandy to Dachau to Service in America. Chicago, Pritzker Military Museum & Library (2016). This book is, as the forward indicates, a portrait of “a family man, a businessman, and a devoted man of faith.” On that ground alone, it More

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