30 August 2004

August 30, 2004 - David Kertzer publishes an article titled "The Aura of the Office" in LA Times.

ABSTRACT: Back in 1960, John Kenneth Galbraith lamented that the nation's political conventions had become "an occasion when almost nothing happens." If Galbraith was in a minority then in this conviction, he certainly is not today, when we hear from every direction how meaningless conventions are.