The National Catholic Review

February 12, 2007

Vol. 196 No. 5Whole No. 4762

Editorials

Current Comment
Eldest Son of FranceFrance has been a fertile seedbed for some of the most popular Catholic saints: Joan of Arc, Thérèse of Lisieux, Vincent de Paul, Bernadette Soubirous.
Here Comes Everybody
Sometimes a nation ought to pause in order to celebrate a major collective achievement. And the approaching presidential primary season may well be one of those times.

Articles

Books and Culture

Books
Mixed' Group Portrait
David Pinault

As a former Wall Street Journal reporter, Paul Barrett knows how to get people to talk to him.

Books
Media Shine a Light
Gene Roman

In 1940, the Carnegie Foundation commissioned a study to assess the state of race relations in America, segregation and white supremacy i

Books
History Unhinged
Vincent Ryan

The Middle Ages are popularly perceived as a period of intellectual and cultural stagnation.

Television
America the Beautiful
James Martin, SJ

The Golden Globes used to be the most relaxed of the awards ceremonies.

Columns and Departments

The Word
Love Your Enemies

Daniel J. Harrington

Columns
Race in America

Maryann Cusimano Love

Of Many Things
Of Many Things

Drew Christiansen

Letters
Letters