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Forgetting Well

Nicholas Royle

in In Memory of Jacques Derrida

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748632954
eISBN:
9780748671625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632954.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the reasons for forgetting. Mourning is necessary but impossible, necessary and impossible. For Elisabeth Roudinesco, a successful work of mourning is not an act of infidelity. ... More


How Many Shalikashvilis Can There Be in the World?!: August 11, 1993—Fallbrook, California

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Set on nomination eve in Fallbrook, California, the chapter captures the reaction of John Shalikashvili’s high school classmate and former girlfriend Donna Bechtold (“Blondie”) to the media reports ... More


Only in America: August 11, 1993—Washington, D.C.

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter is set during the August 11, 1993, White House Rose Garden nomination ceremony, with President William J. Clinton nominating General John Shalikashvili to replace General Colin Powell as ... More


Getting to Yes: August 11, 1993—Washington, D.C.

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0018
Subject:
History, Military History

Set at the White House on August 11, 1993, the chapter reviews the Clinton administration and Pentagon’s decision-making in the days leading up to the August 11 Rose Garden ceremony to nominate ... More


The Ghost of Dimitri: September 22, 1993—Washington, D.C.

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0019
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is set during the September 22, 1993, Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing to review General John Shalikashvili’s nomination to serve as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of ... More


Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Andrew Marble

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

John Shalikashvili: From Boy on the Bridge to Top American General tells the captivating tale of how John Shalikashvili, a penniless, stateless World War II refugee achieved the American dream by ... More


Retirement Day: September 30, 1997—Fort Myer, Virginia

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0021
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter is set at Fort Myer, Virginia, on September 30, 1997, the day General John Shalikashvili retired from the US military. The chapter overviews the retirement ceremony from Shalikashvili’s ... More


Briefing Congress: September 4, 1991—Washington, D.C.

Andrew Marble

in Boy on the Bridge: The Story of John Shalikashvili's American Success

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780813178028
eISBN:
9780813178035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178028.003.0017
Subject:
History, Military History

Set at the September 4, 1991, congressional hearing at the Rayburn Office Building, Washington, D.C., the chapter uses Lieutenant General John Shalikashvili’s testimony to a House Armed Services ... More


The Revival of French Jewry in Post-Holocaust France: Challenges and Opportunities

David Weinberg

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter emphasizes the organizational will that arose from the devastation of France’s religious and lay leadership. By virtue of having survived the Holocaust in France, and being also at the ... More


Australia

Christian Leuprecht

in Intelligence as Democratic Statecraft: Patterns of Civil-Intelligence Relations Across the Five Eyes Security Community - the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192893949
eISBN:
9780191915123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893949.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Intelligence accountability in Australia balances compliance and bodies whose systematic focus is on efficacy and financial review with independent intelligence reviews, commissions, and inquiries ... More


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