nostalgia http://wamc.org en "Time No Longer: Americans After the American Century" by Patrick Smith http://wamc.org/post/time-no-longer-americans-after-american-century-patrick-smith <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Americans cherish their national myths, some of which predate the country’s founding. But the time for illusions, nostalgia, and grand ambition abroad has gone by, according to journalist Patrick Smith in his new book, <em>Time No Longer</em>.</p><p>He says Americans are now faced with a choice between a mythical idea of themselves, their nation, and their global “mission,” on the one hand, and on the other an idea of America that is rooted in historical consciousness.</p><p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 68013 at http://wamc.org "Time No Longer: Americans After the American Century" by Patrick Smith Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition by Lesley M. M. Blume http://wamc.org/post/lets-bring-back-cocktail-edition-lesley-m-m-blume <p></p><p></p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 16:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52400 at http://wamc.org Let's Bring Back: The Cocktail Edition by Lesley M. M. Blume