Archives: David Leonhardt

Churchill commands history (or tries to); My Lai; how to avoid sugar; and a bonus: newsletter March 23, 2018

March 26, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | 1 Comment | Filed in: journalism.

When the American public heard about what happened a year later, My Lai quickly became a symbol for America’s tragic misadventure in Southeast Asia. My Lai exposed the lack of clear mission, inadequate training, miscommunication, and less-than-straightforward truth-telling that had characterized the whole enterprise.

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The least nutritious food? It’s probably sugar. Here’s how to quit.

March 21, 2018 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: journalism.

An item in the newsletter a few weeks ago talked about the most nutritious foods (according to a group of scientists who looked into it). In case you missed it, number 1 on the most nutritious foods was almonds. This time we talk about what might be the least nutritious food we consume: sugar. Is • Read More »

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