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Carey McWilliams

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Carey McWilliams

Carey McWilliams was editor of The Nation for twenty years (1955-75) and wrote numerous books on California. He died on 1980.


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The House Judiciary Committee says Richard Nixon must stand trial in the Senate for high crimes and misdemeanors.

With his farcical accusations against the Secretary of the Army, Tailgunner Joe meets his Waterloo.

The Watts riot was rooted in contempt--for those who ignore the suffering and squalor of a community.

Reflections on a 'Saturday Night Massacre'.

It was a rigged convention, and the Chicago police were spoiling for a fight.

This essay, from the October 27, 1962, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on California, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.