The United Nations has recently come under attack for its handling of both the Ebola outbreak and the war in Syria. It has prompted some to question what the role of the U.N. should be on the international stage. We look at the relevance of the U.N., 70 years after its creation.
A look back at one of Diane’s favorite Readers’ Reviews – a discussion of E.B. White’s children’s classic, “Charlotte’s Web.”
- Michael Patrick Hearn author
- Susan Richards Shreve author of 12 novels, 26 books for children, co-editor of five anthologies, and professor at George Mason University.
- Ronald Goldfarb attorney, author, and literary agent.
- Maria Mudd Ruth author of more than a dozen books on natural history topics and former researcher and writer for The National Geographic Society and editor of Traveler magazine.
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