By Andrew P. Napolitano
The president's men trash the Constitution to pursue antagonists
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
There was a time when the newsweeklies set the agenda for the nation's conversation _ when Time and Newsweek would digest the events of the week and Americans would wait by their mailboxes to see what was on the covers.
Brooke Astor was the immaculately dressed grande dame of New York City, a philanthropist, taste-setter and host extraordinaire, at ease with kings and queens and world leaders.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooke Astor, the civic leader, philanthropist and high-society fixture who gave away nearly $200 million to support New York City's great cultural institutions and a host of humbler projects, died yesterday. She was 105.