Political Pundit and Global Strategist Dick Morris…On 2016 Watershed Election

  By Sabina Clarke In his New York Times bestseller Armageddon…How Trump Can Beat Hillary, the astute and insightful political pundit and global strategist Dick Morris known for his hard-hitting political commentary and his attorney wife Eileen McGann have painted… Continue Reading

“I Think of D-Day Every Day”

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[left] Francis McDonnell is the author of “Living on the Edge: My Years in the U.S. Secret Service.” He is also the president of the Philadelphia Donegal Association. [right] Dwight D. Eisenhower By Francis McDonnell During 1967-1968, the Philadelphia office of the… Continue Reading

REBELLION THAT STIRRED THE WORLD

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By Msgr. Francis A. Carbine The book, The 1916 Irish Rebellion, is a “Triumph.” Published by the University of Notre Dame Press on the centennial of the Rising, this book is a triumph of research, documentation, layout and a prose… Continue Reading

Senator George Mitchell—Gentle Persuasion—Crafting Peace Around the World

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By Sabina Clarke I am on a transatlantic call with former Senator George Mitchell ensconced in the Meridian Piccadilly Hotel in London’s West End near Piccadilly Circus. I want to lapse into a leisurely conversation about The Troubles and his… Continue Reading

Catching Up with James Carroll…Seventeen Years Later

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By Sabina Clarke CHRIST ACTUALLY The Son of God for the Secular Age By James Carroll Viking 352 pp. $30 I first met James Carroll author, ex-priest and anti-war activist in 1997 when he was invited to the Free Library… Continue Reading

Called to Serve: A History of Nuns in America

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By Margaret M. McGuinness New York University Press. 2013 2013, 277 pages, hardcover, $35 Available in eBook   Book Jacket (above): Sisters Ann Marguerite (left), Saint Albert (middle), and Francis Agnes (right) at Cecilian Academy, Philadelphia. Courtesy of Archives, Sisters… Continue Reading

Are Ghost Writers the Only Ghosts at Port Richmond Bookstore?

From left: Greg Gillespie, Irish Edition writer Frank Dougherty, book dealer Dave Miller, and paranormal investigator John Levy discuss the weird occurrences taking place at Port Richmond Books. — Photo  |  Jim Talone

(Above: From left: Greg Gillespie, Irish Edition writer Frank Dougherty, book dealer Dave Miller, and paranormal investigator John Levy discuss the weird occurrences taking place at Port Richmond Books. — Photo  |  Jim Talone) By Frank Dougherty Gregory Gillespie these days… Continue Reading

A Breach of Promise—Awaiting Verdict on Boston College IRA Tapes

If you would like to read the previous article on this subject click here  By Sabina Clarke  As of today July 15th, former IRA member, author and journalist Anthony McIntyre, his American wife Carrie Twomey and New York author and… Continue Reading