Meredith Hindley is a senior writer for humanities.
Over their staffs' objections, Roosevelt and Churchill set in motion the invasion of North Africa.
Founding Father and ladies' man Gouverneur Morris flees revolutionary Paris to discover the delights of central Europe.
On Hemingway's letters
Early in the Civil War, the Union narrowly avoided war with Britain.
On the history of Broadway
On the odd and brainy Claiborne Pell
On animated pies and other curiosities of sixteenth-century life.
In 1860, John C. Breckinridge ran for president against Lincoln, and broke the Democrats in two.
On how books were used as weapons.
Napoleon, Britain, and the Siege of Cádiz.
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The Transformation of “Advice and Consent”
By Meredith Hindley
Who Was Westbrook Pegler?
The original right-wing takedown artist
By David Witwer
The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein
Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?
By Barbara Will
Friends of Rousseau
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
By Leo Damrosch
The Other Jefferson Davis
The U.S. Capitol, as we know it today, would never have existed without Jefferson Davis.
By Guy Gugliotta
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