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What is Patriotism? What is Patriotism?

This forum was originally published in the July 15, 1991 issue of The Nation

Jul 15, 1991 / Feature / Various Contributors

Notes on the House of Bondage Notes on the House of Bondage

Baldwin sheds light on the state of America by surveying the dispiriting array of candidates for the 1980 presidential race.

Nov 1, 1980 / Feature / James Baldwin

The Rise of Ronald Reagan

The Rise of Ronald Reagan The Rise of Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan was born in 1911 in rural Illinois.

Jul 19, 1980 / Feature / E.L. Doctorow

Was Fred Hampton Executed?

Was Fred Hampton Executed? Was Fred Hampton Executed?

Seven years after the shootings of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark by the Chicago police, a civil suit reveals the sordid details behind the assassination.

Dec 25, 1976 / Feature / Jeff Gottlieb and Jeff Cohen

Ho Chi Minh: From ‘Prison Diary’ Ho Chi Minh: From ‘Prison Diary’

The Vietnamese leader is also a poet.

May 6, 1968 / Feature / Ho Chi Minh

Martin Luther King Jr.

Let Justice Roll Down Let Justice Roll Down

"Those who expected a cheap victory in a climate of complacency were shocked into reality by Selma."

Mar 15, 1965 / Books & the Arts / Martin Luther King Jr.

The Free Speech Movement The Free Speech Movement

When protester Jack Weinberg told a reporter, "Don't trust anyone over 30," the '60s youth movement was born.

Dec 21, 1964 / Feature / Gene Marine

Fannie Lou Hamer: Tired of Being Sick and Tired Fannie Lou Hamer: Tired of Being Sick and Tired

Speaking for every African-American living under the South's Jim Crow rules, Fannie Lou Hamer says she is sick and tired of being sick and tired.

Jun 1, 1964 / Feature / Jerry DeMuth

The Berlin Airlift The Berlin Airlift

While goods and supplies pour into Berlin from the air, the real question hovering over the city is whether there will be a war between the West and Russia.

Mar 5, 1949 / Feature / Julio Álvarez del Vayo

Americans and Their Myths Americans and Their Myths

EVERYTHING has been said about the United States.

Oct 18, 1947 / Feature / Jean-Paul Sartre

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