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When the Nazis began to impose their will on Denmark, the Danes showed one of of their own.

The Defense Department's own account of the Vietnam War holds the clues to our defeat.

Who was to blame for Clifford Irving's fake Howard Hughes autobiography? Irving, for sure, but don't forget the publishing industry.

Thomas Chatterton was the balloon boy of eighteenth-century British literary circles.

Israel may have won the war in 1967, but it was still looking for
recognition.

The Nation's editor Freda Kirchwey travels to Israel and sends back an eyewitness report of the young country's struggles to survive.

Forty-five years before Jessica Mitford's exposè of the funeral industry, Paul Blanshard found out just how expensive dying can be.

Jack Kevorkian is leading the movement to allow people to take death in their own hands.

To Kill or Not to Kill: Two experts debate the morality of euthanasia.

The Nation says that the solution to the problem of prostitution is regulation.

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"Margaret Mitchell gives us our Civil War through Southern eyes exclusively, and no tolerant philosophy illumines the crimes of the invaders."

June 30, 2015

"She acquired a reputation upon the smallest of down payments and then, like the honest debtor she is, set about the unpleasant business of earning the fame she already enjoyed."

June 29, 2015

"The immediate task of suppling military aid falls on us, and there is no question that it will be discharged."

June 27, 2015

"What the people of the world profoundly desire is something which will not mirror their conflicts but resolve them, which will dispel their fears and satisfy their hopes."

June 26, 2015

"Who shall blame the Sioux for defending themselves, their wives and children, when attacked in their own encampment and threatened with destruction?"

June 25, 2015

"Matters have been allowed to go so far that a mere truce seems to be ruled out."

June 24, 2015

The Nation’s coverage of an earlier Confederate flag controversy—from 1887—shows the real reason the flag still flies in South Carolina.

June 22, 2015

We like to remember the GI Bill of Rights as non-partisan, but we forget the fierce opposition the bill faced from segregationist Southern Democrats.

June 22, 2015