Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Louis Masur on presidential leadership

Allen Guelzo reviews Fergus Bordewich, Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America

Babe Ruth and the 1918 influenza

The financial toll on churches

Nancy Bristow on the 1918 influenza

A new collection of classic conservative writings

Cotton Mather and “Jesus is My Vaccine”

Did we ever recover from Kent State?

Race and the spread of Covid-19

Is Covid-19 just a New York problem?

One thing you can do with a pack of 1986 Topps baseball cards

Our response to the coronavirus should be political


There is a difference between “revisionist history” and lies

Lincoln and leadership in a time of crisis

The Whiskey Rebellion and Covid-19 protests