Eric Foner

Eric Foner, a member of The Nation’s editorial board and the DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, is the author, most recently, of The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution.

Our Monumental Mistakes Our Monumental Mistakes

To the surprise of historians themselves, history--or at least its public presentation--has become big business.

Oct 21, 1999 / Books & the Arts / Eric Foner

The Other Impeachment The Other Impeachment

Once before in American history, during the turbulent era of Reconstruction that followed the Civil War, a President was impeached by the House and tried before the Senate--Andre...

Dec 17, 1998 / Books & the Arts / Eric Foner