January | February 2007

January | February 2007

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Cover Story

The Slaves of Dartmouth

Feature

How the Right Went Wrong

Feature

Picking Up the Pieces

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Cover Story

The Slaves of Dartmouth

Slaves built the White House and the Capitol in Washington, D.C. They built Trinity Church in New York. They probably helped build Dartmouth Hall.

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Feature

How the Right Went Wrong

Professor Emeritus Jeffrey Hart ’51 doesn’t lack for conservative credentials. But he’s never been on board with the Bush administration.

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Feature

Picking Up the Pieces

As curator of the World Trade Center Memorial Museum, Jan Seidler Ramirez ’73 aims to create a lasting impression for visitors while honoring the dead.

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ARTIFACT

The King of Desks

Just outside the dean’s office at the Dartmouth Medical School sits an extraordinary 130-year-old heirloom—a Wooton Cabinet Secretary.

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OUTSIDE

Are You a Chubber?

At Dartmouth the life of the mind meets the outdoors like nowhere else. Here’s a chance to test your knowledge of the Dartmouth Outing Club.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

Pumped Up

Student athletes who lifted weights in the 1950s weren’t nuts—they were simply ahead of their time.

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BIG PICTURE

Horseplay

Riders Page Wagley ’09 (left) and Molly Bode ’09 took to the center of campus in late October to celebrate the arrival of polocrosse as an official club sport.

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FACULTY OPINION

To Be a Lazy European

An economist busts some myths about why Americans seem to work harder and longer than Europeans.

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