Howard Zinn's influential mutilations of American history
Howard Zinn copied, pasted, and simplified his way to A People's History of the United States. The rest of his scholarship wasn't much better.
They don't just locate us. They define us
They don't just locate where we are. They define who we are.
The Savage New World
Bernard Bailyn paints a bloody picture of colonial life. Alan Taylor is skeptical.
Was the second half of the twentieth century the "Age of Eisenhower and Nixon"?
Why the GOP is and will continue to be the party of white people
Why the Republicans are, and will continue to be, the party of white people: an historical investigation.
The Inauguration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
In 1933, The New Republic sent literary critic Edmund Wilson to observe the swearing in of FDR. He was not amused.