Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Red Dawn

November 21, 2012

My appreciation of the original Red Dawn appears in the new issue of National Review. Among conservatives who grew up in the Reagan years, Red Dawn is a cult classic, full of fighting spirit against the Evil Empire. Its one-word catchphrase — “Wolverines!” — has become an in-group allusion to a set of enduring American […]

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Red Dawn

November 21, 2012

NATIONAL REVIEW December 3, 2012 A DAWN OF AWARENESS Red Dawn: An appreciation JOHN J. MILLER A high-school history teacher looks out the window of his Colorado classroom and sees camouflaged paratroopers drop onto an open field beneath a clear blue sky. “I would say they are way off course,” stammers Mr. Teasdale, as students […]

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