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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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The Wednesday 5: Athena Film Festival, Rosie Schaap’s ‘Drinking with Men,’ Hillary and the Mansplainers, and More

By Women's Voices For Change
This week’s Wednesday 5 went to the source about women in combat, cried at a sweet love story from an old friend, found an authoritative guide to great local bars, took some lessons from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and got excited about this year's Athena Film Festival.
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