- Richard,1916–70, U.S. historian.
- Robert,1915–90, U.S. physicist: Nobel Prize 1961.
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Whether or not we live in a more paranoid era than the one Hofstadter was writing about is, however, open to question.Paranoia Crept into American Political Life a Long Time Ago
October 19, 2014
It turned out that the paranoid style described by Hofstadter was equally a property of the left and right.The Revolt Against the Masses and the Roots of Modern Liberalism
January 26, 2014
But the modern right, argued Hofstadter, was unique in its aggrieved sense of dispossession.Our Favorite Books of 2009
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December 22, 2009
- American physicist who determined the inner structure of protons and neutrons (1948) and in 1961 shared with German physicist Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer the 1961 Nobel Prize for physics.
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