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  1. Essay

    The Second Draft of History

    October 2, 2007 09:00 AM

    When William Russell telegraphed his reports from the Crimean War to The Times of London in 1854, English readers learned what their soldiers were facing only moments, it seemed, after the barbarous events. This virtual simultaneity was new to... Continue reading

  2. Bio

    Elisabeth Sifton

    Elisabeth Sifton is a senior vice president at Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

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