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The Provocations of Hannah Arendt

By Diane Vacca
By Diane Vacca

When Adolf Eichmann, a former officer in the SS, was captured in Argentina and taken to Jerusalem, "The New Yorker" tapped Arendt to cover his trial, one of the most sensational of the century. Arendt was a German Jew who had experienced firsthand the pain of exile and was compelled to flee the Nazi regime, first in Germany and later in France. No one anticipated that her reportage would result in a third exile—ostracism by most of the Jewish community.

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Fashion & Beauty

Oscars 2012: The Morning After

By Women's Voices For Change
It was hard to find a moment free of sexism. But there were Meryl, Octavia, and "Saving Face." Before that good news came Billy Crystal, and before then the red carpet pre-show, and the WVFC team was in full-throated chorus about all of it.
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