Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The pursuit of happiness?

Jill Lepore on the moon landing

Professional decline

Four books on Stonewall

Higher education must reclaim its role in the public sphere

Female colleges and fudge parties

Faith-based Democrats

A former Liberty University professor has something to say

David Garrow defends his article on the moral indiscretions of Martin Luther King

The demise of political junkies?

Eric Foner on Alan Brinkley’s liberalism

Michael Kazin reviews Brenda Wineapple, The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation

Virginia DeJohn Anderson reviews Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein, The Problem of Democracy: The President Adams Confront the Cult of Personality

William Anthony Hay reviews Gregg Frazer, God Against the Revolution: The Loyalist Clergy’s Case against the American Revolution

Stanley Hauerwas on Christians in the age of Trump

The Jubilee Singers introduced Americans to the songs of slavery