David Shribman


David M. Shribman: In search of a fresh face for 2016

At the moment, Americans prefer new ideas over experience in their presidential candidates.

5 days ago


 President Lyndon B. Johnson addresses a joint session of Congress on March 15, 1965, urging the passing of the Voting Rights Act. Vice President Hubert Humphrey is at left and House Speaker John McCormack is at right.

David M. Shribman / A great speech turns 50: LBJ’s eloquent call for voting rights came together quickly

The events that March came on a gale of fury, and with furious speed. The setting could not have been more dramatic.

1 week ago


When Hillary Clinton makes it official

Announcing for president is an art unto itself, and now it’s Hillary Clinton’s turn.

2 weeks ago


David M. Shribman: Barry Goldwater, a conservative icon cast in bronze

Principled but willing to listen, he returns to a Capitol where rivals no longer are respected.

3 weeks ago



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