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President Hoover's slim chance at re-election probably ended with his heavy-handed treatment of the unemployed veterans who came to Washington seeking relief.

The memoir of Nathan Leopold, one of the twentieth century's most notorious murderers.

Russia hopes the Dumbarton Oaks Conference will ensure peace.

The author remembers his childhood friend Jack, who was about to leave a real mark on America when his life was cut short.

The Federal Theatre Project presented plays that made audiences think. That's what made them so richly rewarding--but too dangerous for Congress to stomach.

With SNCC's new chairman Stokely Carmichael and his chant for "black power" the civil rights movement takes on a different tone.

There's good reason to be skeptical about the government's Venona releases and the claim that they are the final word on the cold-war espionage cases.

The IWW takes the fight for syndicalism to Lawrence, Massachusetts. The Nation is having none of it.

Textile workers seek only a living wage, but their walkout is met with violence at the hands of the police and a jingoistic citizenry.

With its blacklist, Hollywood has created a real monster, and it does more damage than the havoc wreaked by King Kong and Godzilla combined.

Blogs

“Have you a city that smells worse than Akron?”

July 11, 2014

Margaret Sanger and Charlotte Perkins Gilman and John Dewey, oh my!

July 10, 2014

The politicians were happy, if nobody else.

July 1, 2014

Early warnings of an American policy in thrall to the Israeli right.

July 1, 2014

The Nation’s predictive capacities were pretty mixed.

June 28, 2014

The justices didn’t quote Christian Parenti, but they should have.

June 25, 2014

There is a model for Dick Cheney’s belief that when it comes to being greeted as liberators, second time’s a charm.

June 18, 2014

The first modern war created the modern Nation.

June 16, 2014

A dispatch from the House of Representatives, June 6, 1944.

June 6, 2014

The hateful commentary about the soldier’s return is motivated by fear of what his so-called desertion reveals.

June 5, 2014