Raymond A. Schroth
Book Review: Australian journalist Jeff Sparrow's long journey into the mysteries of Paul Robeson, the now nearly forgotten African-American entertainer and controversial citizen, is not a standard biography. Rather, he has combined a series of literary forms to clarify the career of one singer, actor, activist.
Book Review: Subtly, "Missy" LeHand became a Catholic presence that welcomed New York’s Cardinal Francis Spellman and offset the influence of Fr. Charles Coughlin, the anti-FDR Detroit radio priest.
NCR Book Club: John T. McGreevy writes about the path to settle the issues that isolated the Society of Jesus from large parts of the American public.
Viewpoint: Couldn't Catholic America come up with programming that deals with the challenges of Pope Francis, programming that appeals beyond nostalgia and intellectual isolation?