Richard Kreitner is a contributing writer and the author of Break It Up: Secession, Division, and the Secret History of America’s Imperfect Union. His writings are at www.richardkreitner.com.
The quagmire of the Vietnam War was built on a “queasy foundation of fact and myth.”
"About nothing does the mob forget so quickly as about war."
Reflections on the meaning of the French Revolution in the shadow of Adolf Hitler.
“Have you a city that smells worse than Akron?”
Margaret Sanger and Charlotte Perkins Gilman and John Dewey, oh my!
The politicians were happy, if nobody else.
The Nation’s predictive capacities were pretty mixed.
There is a model for Dick Cheney’s belief that when it comes to being greeted as liberators, second time’s a charm.