[ US /ˈʃɫɛsɪndʒɝ/ ]
  1. United States historian and advisor to President Kennedy (born in 1917)
  2. United States historian (1888-1965)
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  • As noted liberal historian Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. reported Listening to Eleanor was like listening to a chipmonk being strangled. <a href="" title="How dare you talk about Hillary's voice
  • The eminent historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. has sometimes been labeled a hagiographer for the Camelot chords he struck, but A Thousand Days is an intricate and serious narrative biography with sweeping historical themes and incisive drypoint character sketches. American Sketches
  • As Schlesinger explains at pp. 156-59 of the Mariner Books edition: "What had been for a century and a half sporadic executive practice employed in very unusual circumstances was now in a brief decade hypostatized into sacred constitutional principle. Aziz Huq: Subpoenas and the Exercise of "Executive Privilege"
  • the first Secretary of Energy was James R. Schlesinger who was appointed by Carter
  • At least once a week, Cory Schlesinger must have his face mask replaced because he either snaps the posts or busts the welds.
  • But "tumescent" staffs (Schlesinger's delicious description) seem normal to people with a weak sense of the past. Agents Of What Change?
  • I use "coruscatingly brilliant" because it was what a columnist early on called Arthur Schlesinger Jr., a figure in John F. Kennedy's White House and the focus of much, and deserved, praise. Coruscating on Thin Ice
  • He had heard about Humphrey through Americans for Democratic Action, a progressive, anti-Communist branch of the party that Hubert had cofounded with Eleanor Roosevelt, John Kenneth Galbraith, and Arthur Schlesinger, and he encouraged Humphrey to rebuild the state party. The Good Fight
  • He trots into Schlesinger's office, gets a release from his contract, drives to Warner's studio, eludes the gateman, crashes a busy sound stage, is tossed out on his ear and after some further disillusionments finds himself back at his old job and glad to be there. Paul Harrison's Prescience
  • I argue from the published record that Professor Schlesinger's essay is a piece of a historical revisionism aimed at restoring FDR's blemished reputation as a statesman.
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