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Maurice Isserman

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Maurice Isserman

Maurice Isserman teaches history at Hamilton College. He is the author of The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington, and the preface to the 50th anniversary edition of Harrington’s The Other America, just reissued by Simon and Schuster.


News and Features

Fifty years after the publication of The Other America, imagining that the author would find cause for hope—and dismay—in today's political culture.

A hundred ways of looking at Che Guevara.

Obama & the $ubprimers

Cambridge, Mass.

The radical individualism of the New Left was hardly un-American. A batch of new memoirs show the Weatherman followed a distinctly American tradition.