Wednesday, March 23
A profile of Sabrina Harman, the soldier who took many of the notorious Abu Ghraib photographs.
Tuesday, March 22
In January 2009, a U.S. platoon came under rocket attack in Iraq. Two years later, how the event changed the soldiers’ lives.
Sasha Shulgin, a former DOW chemist who now lives a quiet life as a pensioner outside the Bay Area, is responsible for the discovery of the majority of psychedelic compounds currently known.
A profile of a 25-year-old Spanish sensation.
Monday, March 21
In the late ’80s, Lewis went to Japan to research a hypothetical: what would the economic fallout be if a major quake hit?
A conversation on the Times Square of the ’50s and ’60s.
After the 1919 Black Sox scandal, Ring Lardner, America’s first great sportswriter, walked away from the game.
On the mysterious relationship between a major New York State power broker and a Brooklyn family. “The Turanos are variously described by friends, neighbors and colleagues as the senator’s social acquaintances, lovers or surrogate relatives.”
Sunday, March 20
The swinging life and boozy death of the original ladies man, and the story of “the coroner that tampered with his cold, lifeless venereal warts.”