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During the most heated moments of the Watergate scandal, W. Mark Felt was assigned the mission of unearthing and stopping Deep Throat.

The US government employed jazz musicians as ambassadors to
the world during the cold war.

A trial that will begin on March 8 in Tucson, Ariz. may have far-reaching political and legal consequences throughout the United States.

THANKS in part to the skill with which members
of the American Newspaper Publishers' Association
keep their right hands from knowing what their left
hands do, the American people will get more

Foreign aid is not dead but it seemed so last month, as the International Development Conference (a meeting of foreign aid experts that has been held in fifteen of the last twenty years) opened her

This article first appeared in the issue of May 17, 1965. The Motorcycle Gangs: Losers and Outsiders

Click here to read John Nichols's appreciation of Hunter Thompson's political genius.

This essay, from the October 1, 1874, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on the politics of the Justice Department, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.

This article, from the December 14, 1946, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on war and peace, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.

This article, from the August 26, 1968, issue of The Nation, is a special selection from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on war and politics, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article since 1865.

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Meditations on writers’ conferences, Schlesinger Jr. on America, an Auden poem.

May 15, 2014

Ramachandra Guha’s essay in next week’s issue is only the latest in a long line of critical appreciations of the late historian’s work to be published in The Nation.

November 2, 2013

During his Congressional run in 1960, the late writer and Nation contributor fired back at a less-than-friendly newspaper publisher.

October 8, 2012

 A new participatory documentary captures the excitement of Obama's election.

March 10, 2010