Ron Maxwell

The New Aristocracy

In 1776 Americans declared themselves independent of more than arbitrary rule by a distant monarch. They also severed the ties of aristocracy. This was in itself a revolutionary notion.  It meant that political power, its attendant privilege and economic advantages

The New Aristocracy

Gods and Generals: What Stonewall Jackson Thought About 'Deserters'

Editor’s Note: Troop discipline in combat has been a central issue in war since time immemorial. Stonewall Jackson defined leadership in combat and had very specific ideas about desertion. Director Ron Maxwell’s “Gods and Generals” is the epic film about

Gods and Generals: What Stonewall Jackson Thought About 'Deserters'

Clinton vs. Bush Again, Really?

In 1776 Americans declared themselves independent of more than arbitrary rule by a distant monarch. They also severed the ties of aristocracy. This was in itself a revolutionary notion. It meant that political power and its attendant privilege and economic

Clinton vs. Bush Again, Really?