Steve Balch

Chairman, National Association of Scholars

Articles

May 1, 2020

The Great Reveal

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In describing these days will future historians employ as metaphor a pressure cooker about to explode or sheep being led to slaughter?

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January 7, 2020

Gertrude Himmelfarb Remembered

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The National Association of Scholars reflects on the life and contributions of Gertrude Himmelfarb.

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April 15, 2019

A Tribute to Paul Hollander

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From an early age, Paul knew that ideas had consequences and that the worst of these could be terrible indeed. 

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December 13, 2018

Herbert London: A Personal Appreciation

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Steve Balch reflects on the life of Herb London. 

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December 7, 2018

The Dog that Didn’t Bark

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Steve Balch explains that higher education reform under President Trump has a rocky road ahead. 

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January 13, 2018

In Memoriam: Milt Rosenberg

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The professor turned talk show host kept conversations highbrow while winning a nationwide audience's love. 

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January 11, 2018

In Memoriam: Bruce Cole

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The former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities was a gentleman scholar committed to serving the nation. 

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May 18, 2017

In Memoriam: Adam Scrupski (1928-2017)

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Steve Balch remembers founding NAS member Adam Scrupski.

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October 31, 2012

Jacques Barzun Remembered

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NAS founder Steve Balch remembers legendary scholar of Western civilization Jacques Barzun, who died at age 104.

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