The Birth of Venus, by Sandro Botticelli, c. 1485. Uffizi Gallery, Florence. 

Celebrity

Volume IV, Number 1 | winter 2011

Being a star has made it possible for me to get insulted in places where the average Negro could never hope to go and get insulted.

- Sammy Davis Jr., 1965

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LQ Podcast

#04 William Hogeland

Lewis Lapham talks with William Hogeland about the creation of the United States’ first standing army and its victory over a coalition of Indian forces that sought to halt the country’s expansion. More