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The True Story Behind Foxcatcher

Is the story of two Olympic wrestlers and their benefactor as twisted as the movie suggests?

BLOOD ON THE MAT

TO BECOME A CHAMPION, DECLARES A plaque in the private gym that John Eleuthere du Pont built to train world-class athletes, "you can't just take it to the top...

Who Lost the Ozone?

It is hailed as the greatest success yet in the defense of Planet Earth. Many a President and Prime Minister present themselves as the saviors of the ozone layer...

Coming A Cropper

Farming is difficult enough given the caprices of Mother Nature, but it can become downright impossible when using a pesticide that kills rather than protects...

Business 1938: Textiles: Patent to Du Pont

TEXTILES No. 2,130,948 There are only a few major raw materials of which the U. S. does not have its own supplies. Such are rubber and tin. Such also is silk...

The Patrician and the Preacher

For Pete du Pont, the 1988 playbook writes itself. Right now the former Republican Governor of Delaware rates no more than an asterisk in the polls, and that...

Newswatch: More Professional, Less Human

Hoping to provoke a little candor among the six Republican presidential candidates on his television show, William F. Buckley Jr. asked Pierre du Pont why he...

Campaign Issues Testing Ideas on Education

The declining quality of schooling that children receive, says Education Secretary William Bennett, "is arguably the No. 1 domestic concern of the American...

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