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From Duke Authors, A Hammock of Summer Reads

Explore election trends, the rise of social media and the worldwide obsession with GDP

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No American president – not even Abraham Lincoln – had ever done what Barack Obama did during this past month -- be truly himself, in public, unashamedly, writes William Chafe. Tell us if you agree that the president appears to have changed.

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Laura Edwards: The Dual Heritage of the Confederate Flag

Historian Laura F. Edwards reflects on the dual heritage of the Confederate Battle Flag – first flying with the Confederate Army during the Civil War, and once again at State Capitols in opposition to federal civil rights legislation in the 1950s and 60s.

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Dellinger, Leuchtenburg on Franklin

To mark the centenary of John Hope Franklin's birth, Walter Dellinger and William Leuchtenburg reflect upon the course that the three of them taught at Duke Law.

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Brodhead: A Shared Fate Between Academics, Athletics, Medicine and Location

In annual address to faculty, president discusses university's connection with medicine, sports and Durham

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Zephyr Teachout on Corruption in America

The Duke Law alumna traces the history of political corruption in America