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Richard Kreitner

Richard Kreitner edits The Nation's archives blog, "Back Issues." Curious how we covered something? We’re on it: rkreitner@thenation.com. Twitter: @richardkreitner.


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Watergate itself is “smoking gun” proof of that old axiom about the corruption of power.

Artists have become the shock troops of gentrification, even at the Chelsea Hotel.

Nick Turse’s Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam.

Lingeman’s new book looks at postwar America through the lens of film noir.

Both Lincoln and The Nation’s 1860s editors underestimated radicals’ contributions to abolitionism.

The Republican ticket’s reactionary conservation policies would sell off America’s “crown jewels.”

The reverend sat down with The Nation to talk about his humanitarian trip to Africa and poverty in America.


Definitive assessments of Ronald Reagan and “the warrior state,” plus early looks at Bernie Sanders and Bill Clinton, and...
A forerunner of The Guardian’s current series, “King or Queen for a Day.”
And a DC lawyer reflects on his essay from 1984, when Hong Kong was “full of life.”
Contemporaneous accounts of the Roosevelts ranging over seventy years.
A century and a half of writing on the always-possibly-imminent break-up of the United Kingdom.
The whole spat between Russia and the West could easily have been avoided.
"Outside, the ground separates, / breaking open like sores..."
The Nation recognized that US isolation would be tested as never before, but didn’t even consider intervention as a possibility.