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Bob Dylan probably had no idea how much the times really were a' changin'.

The Nation's critic fails to catch Beatlemania.

A Jewish man in Georgia is jailed and lynched for a crime everyone knows he didn't commit.

In a possible prelude to World War III, America invades Russia following World War I.

Fidel Castro says his country is in desperate shape and can
only be rescued by a revolutionary government.

Sixty years before Leona Helmsley, J.P. Morgan says that only the little people have to pay taxes.

Alger Hiss may have been the defendant, but a whole generation was put on trial--and convicted.

Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss are caught up in what Chambers calls a 'tragedy of history.' For Hiss, that's what it turns out to be.

President Eisenhower sends federal troops to defend the
Constitution in Little Rock.

By overplaying his hand, Orval Faubus may have unintentionally done more to advance civil rights than anyone since Abraham Lincoln.

Blogs

The Nation was the first American publication to write about Gandhi, back in 1897. Here's what we said.

January 30, 2015

Stanley Kubrick “has taken a whole complex of America’s basic assumptions by the shoulders and given them a rough shaking,” The Nation’s Robert Hatch wrote.

January 29, 2015

What do you get when fall in love… with lucrative corporate boondoggles?

January 28, 2015

The headline of Frank Donner’s open letter to the committee is probably the best The Nation has ever run.

January 27, 2015

Yes, The Almanac covered the Clinton impeachment trial back on January 7. But the rules are the rules: seventeen years ago today, Bill Clinton looked America in the eyes and lied.

January 26, 2015

A profile of Bell in The Nation that year reported that the Scot spoke with a "rattling burr that adds piquancy to whatever he says."

January 25, 2015

Not the Winston Churchill who once served on The Nation's editorial board.

January 24, 2015

Sheldon Silver and the history of “Legislative Corruption”.

January 23, 2015

The Nation had an old China hand, blacklisted in the McCarthy era, reflect on the American surrender in Vietnam.

January 23, 2015

After the Supreme Court legalized abortion on this day in 1973, The Nation published an editorial that seems curiously averse to discussion of the actual debate.

January 22, 2015