For much of the 20th century, the Soviets’ weapons of mass destruction were our nation’s biggest threat. New, unforeseen enemies now have our attention. But for 15 years, two U.S. statesmen have focused on tracking and destroying that arsenal of the past.
Or so his many supporters say. And his efforts to overhaul public education have enjoyed some success and drawn national attention. But as Indiana’s schools chief has learned, changing things means you’ll have a few playground fights along the way.
Every Saturday night, miles away from the high-tech machines and VIP suites at the Brickyard, weekend heroes clash in one of the craziest spectacles in motorsports. And one family holds its reunions at 70 mph in the crossover of the Figure 8.