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September 27, 1971
Slaughter at Attica
New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller turns a prison-wide protest into a wholesale slaughter.
January 28, 1950
Euthanasia — Pro and Con
To Kill or Not to Kill: Two experts debate the morality of euthanasia.
August 28, 1935
The Death of Will Rogers
Was there an American who didn't love Will Rogers whose death along with aviator Wiley Post in an Alaskan airplane crash shocks and saddens the entire country.
November 11, 1931
Thomas Edison: In the Driftway
The Drifter remembers the great inventor.
July 28, 1892
Berkman Shoots Frick
Alexander Berkman may have been the trigger man, but
says the blame for the shooting of Henry C. Frick falls directly on the Homestead strikers.
The Nation is reader supported.
November 17, 1887
The Haymarket Executions
A brief report on the execution of four anarchists for the Haymarket bombing of 1884.
February 21, 1867
The Social Evil and Its Remedy
says that the solution to the problem of prostitution is regulation.
September 21, 1865
Reconstruction: The Danger of the Hour
What exactly will be reconstructed?