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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
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Topic - Nelson W. Aldrich
The Federal Reserve's lack of transparency is not a new development ("Time to end Federal Reserve secrecy," Commentary, Thursday).
The title may be a little lame - a shade too reminiscent of "An American in Paris" or, worse still, "The Beverly Hillbillies" - but the story veteran author Suzanne Loebl has to tell in "America's Medicis" is a fascinating one: the account of a single family's massive, largely positive multigenerational contribution to the arts in America.