Sidney Zion celebrates the courage and independence of the late Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas
The maverick opinions of a a maverick reporter.
Roy Cohn was one of the most loathsome characters in American history, so why did he have so many influential friends?
Clarence Darrow may have embarrassed him at the Scopes trial, but William Jennings Bryan will long be remembered as one of the country's greatest progressive crusaders.
Jesse James may have been a robber and a thief, but at least he was a member in good standing of his church.
Yes, Virginia, this is an endorsement of Herbert Hoover
in The Nation.
What do Lindbergh Sr.'s leftist politics tell us about his son's character and courage?
The man famous for saying "Freedom of the press is guaranteed only to those who own one" writes about a free and a responsible press for The Nation.
The former president's personality was part of the national wealth.