Stop Eulogizing Gore Vidal: He Was a Racist and an Elitist
What Santorum Misunderstands About Kennedy’s 1960 Speech on Religious Freedom
Why Are Republicans Suddenly So Obsessed With Calvin Coolidge?
John Morton Blum: The Death of a Legendary Historian
Do Conservatives Who Attack the New Deal Actually Know What America Gained From It?
The Stranger-Than-Fiction History of the Civil-Rights Era’s Most Famous Photograph
Yale anti-Semitism controversy: How did a concern with anti-Semitism come to be seen as the province of the right?
Democracy by Henry Adams: why it’s the best anonymous Washington novel.
Civil War anniversary: 1861 author Adam Goodheart discusses an amazing new exhibition of soldier portraits. (PHOTOS)
Unsolved codes and ciphers from across the ages.
Tsunamis in the United States have hit Crescent City, Calif., 31 times since 1933.
The great migration from black to white: an overlooked chapter in the history of African-Americans.
Eisenhower’s “military-industrial complex”: His farewell address has been completely misunderstood.
Jared Loughner: Of course his actions were politically motivated.
The real purpose of the Espionage Act.
Obama needs a little of the Truman touch.
What the new Woodrow Wilson haters don’t understand.
Did JFK really win because he looked better on television?
How Wilson and Roosevelt tried to roll back the power of corporations.
Two history professors read Elena Kagan’s undergraduate thesis.