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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?

A letter from the future president.

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.

The oil baron is one slippery businessman.

Amid the carnage of Okinawa, America also lost its greatest reporter.

The brilliant British philosopher and activist offers his views on Indian independence.

You want a good sex scandal? This one from the nineteenth century had it all--and more.

The Drifter remembers the great inventor.

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“A study of the floor plans of the building, and a journey through it, disclose at once the cheering fact that much thought and care have been spent on the needs of the research student.”

May 23, 2015

"We know we are beautiful. And ugly too."

May 22, 2015

“Boy, what you got to smile about? You in jail, you know.” “Sheriff,” he answered, “you just wouldn’t understand. I’m smiling because I’m free.”

May 21, 2015

"A marvelous achievement was accomplished in a faultless manner by a young American who embodies within himself the finest American characteristics."

May 20, 2015

“This is the story of a man struck down on his way to becoming a revolutionary and a liberator of his people.”

May 19, 2015

"I regard the principle of conscription of life as a flat contradiction of all our cherished ideals of individual freedom, democratic liberty, and Christian teaching."

May 18, 2015

"The decision was a fine antidote to the blight of McCarthyism and kindred fevers."

May 17, 2015

"A vast enthusiasm for new laws and a vast indifference after their enactment is very much the American [way]."

May 16, 2015

“A gender (or racial) breakthrough at the top of any powerful institution is a welcome sight. But…”

May 15, 2015

"Jewish authorities...have set up an agency to control the properties of Arabs who fled as the Jews took over; businesses are being managed where possible; vineyards and other farms are being tended and their produce used, but the assets conserved for the legal owners."

May 14, 2015