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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.

The man who spread the gospel of the assembly line launches
a new crusade--for peace in Europe.

Blogs

“How can I have seemed so settled in my opinions? So smug in my attitudes?”

September 24, 2014

A century and a half of writing on the always-possibly-imminent break-up of the United Kingdom.

September 18, 2014

The whole spat between Russia and the West could easily have been avoided.

September 8, 2014

"Outside, the ground separates, / breaking open like sores..."

September 3, 2014

A solo Koons exhibition, Danto wrote in 1989, was “a vision of an aesthetic hell.”

September 2, 2014

The Nation recognized that US isolation would be tested as never before, but didn’t even consider intervention as a possibility.

August 5, 2014

The quagmire of the Vietnam War was built on a “queasy foundation of fact and myth.”

July 31, 2014

Has the romanticization of American history allowed the resurgence of discriminatory practices in recent episodes of crisis?

July 30, 2014

"About nothing does the mob forget so quickly as about war."

July 28, 2014

Reflections on the meaning of the French Revolution in the shadow of Adolf Hitler.

July 14, 2014