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The Nation, 1865-1990 : selections from the independent magazine of politics and culture

Author: Katrina Vanden Heuvel
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, ©1990.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katrina Vanden Heuvel
ISBN: 1560250011 9781560250012
OCLC Number: 21372441
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 534 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / E.L. Doctorow --
Original prospectus of The Nation --
The danger of the hour [editorial] --
Saratoga / Henry James --
The moral of Tweed's career / E.L. Godkin --
The Week [circus clowns and journalists] --
The execution of the anarchists / E.L. Godwin --
The pesky anti-imperialist / W.P. Garrison --
The Week [military spending] ; [the tango] --
American liberalism [letter to the editor] / Arthur Garfield Hays --
The making of a Red / Robert C. Benchley --
The madness at Versailles / William MacDonald --
The Week [Lenin and Trotzky and baseball] --
No newspapers for Debs [letter to the editor] / Theodore Debs --
Sowing the wind to reap the whirlwind [editorial] --
The conquest of Haiti / Herbert J. Seligman --
Ulysses [book reveiw] / Gilbert Seldes --
The Week [Tut-ankh-amen's tomb] --
Minnesota: the Norse state / Sinclair Lewis --
Nebraska: the end of the first cycle / Willa Cather --
H.L. Mencken / H.L. Mencken --
Zionism--alive and triumphant / Chaim Weizmann --
A net spread in vain [correspondence between Oswald Garrison Villard and George Bernard Shaw] --
Georgia: invisible empire state / W.E.B. DuBois. Class justice in Germany [letter to the editor] / Adolf Hitler --
The war in Passaic / Mary Heaton Vorse --
First glance [book review, T.S. Elliot's poetry] / Mark van Doren --
The Negro artist and the racial mountain / Langston Hughes --
Mother-worship / Crystal Eastman --
Poor me and pure Boston / Upton Sinclair --
Justice underfoot [editorial] --
Mass movies / Sergei Eisenstein --
The passport nuisance / Ezra Pound --
Yehudi Menuhin [letter to the editor] / Moshe Menuhin --
With Sandino in Necaragua / Carleton Beals --
Out of bondage / Freda Kirchwey --
It seems to Heywood Broun / Heywood Broun --
Is literature possible? / Lionel Trilling --
The 1932 Disarmament Conference / Albert Einstein --
The pot and kettle / Oswald Garrison Villard --
The "Odyssey" of Disney / James Thurber --
The tragedy of political exiles / Emma Goldman --
Dust changes America / Margaret Bourke-White --
Our critics, right or wrong / Mary McCarthy and Margaret Marshall --
The fall of Joe Louis / James T. Farrell --
Big parade, 1936 model / John Dos Passos --
On being modern-minded / Bertrand Russell --
The pacifist's dilemma / Norman Thomas --
I stand with the Spanish people / Thomas Mann --
Spain's tragic anniversary / Louis Fischer --
Einstein in Hollywood / George S. Kaufman --
Making defense safe for Alcoa / I.F. Stone. Mother and son [book review, Thomas Wolfe's Letters to His Mother] / Henry Miller --
For the Jews--life or death? / I.F. Stone --
The people are indivisible / Archibald MacLeish --
One world or none [editorial] --
French existentialism / Hannah Arendt --
Americans and their myths / Jean-Paul Sartre --
Film [The treasure of the Sierra Madre] / James Agee --
Writers in America / Stephen Spender --
Life on the black list / Guy Endore --
American Christmas / Nelson Algren --
Bill of Rights Day [editorial] --
Red China at Geneva / Edgar Snow --
A modest proposal / Arthur Miller --
Justice in Sumner / Dan Wakefield --
The ruins of memory / Josephine Herbst --
Spit in the devil's eye / Sarah Boyle --
Theatre [Long day's journey into night] / Harold Clurman --
Blacklist=black marketing / Dalton Trumbo --
Jazz poetry / Kenneth Rexroth --
The safe car you can't buy / Ralph Nader --
It's only Nikita, after all [editorial] --
Are we training Cuban guerrillas? [editorial] --
"Manchurian candidate" in Dallas / Richard Condon --
The motorcycle gangs: losers and outsiders / Hunter S. Thompson --
The last steep ascent / Martin Luther King jr. --
A report from occupied territory / James Baldwin --
Paradise Reagan-ed [editorial] --
One cheer for the hippies / Jack Newfield --
As we see it [editorial, the 1968 presidential election]. On Vietnam / Ernest Gruening --The hubris of a president / William Shirer --
The women of the boycott / Barbara L. Baer and Glenna Matthews --
SDS around the campfire / Todd Gitlin --
The dilemma of American Jewry / Arthur Samuelson --
White paper on the White Paper / James Petras --
East, West, is there a third way? / E.P. Thompson --
The return of Cold War liberalism / Andrew Kopkind --
The long shadow [editorial] --
The worst addiction of them all / Kurt Vonnegut --
Uncivil liberties / Calvin Trillin --
Requiem for the American empire / Gore Vidal --
Land of Jekyll and Hyde / Carlos Fuentes --
The revenge of Ahab [editorial] --
Tough as bob war and other stuff / Molly Ivins --
The strange case of Baby M / Katha Pollitt --
Sovieticus / Stephen F. Cohen --
Minority report [the death penalty] / Christopher Hitchens --
Delirious New York [book review, Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities and Dissent special issue] / John Leonard --
Beat the devil [the legacy of My Lai] / Alexander Cockburn --
For Jesse Jackson and his campaign [editorial] --
In the heart of Le Pen country / Daniel Singer --
Casting out the "People's Church" / Penny Lernoux --
White-collar thuggery [book reveiw, Russell Mokhiber's Corporate Crime and Violence] / Robert Sherrill --
Palestine agenda / Edward W. Said --
The deadly costs of an obsession [with responses by Martin Bauml Duberman and ACT UP] / Darrell Yates Rist --
Art [Andy Warhol] / Arthur Danto --
Abbie / Paul Krassner --
March to a crossroads on abortion / Meredith Tax --
The right to life: what can the white man say to the black woman? / Alice Walker --
Bush's splendid little war / Richard J. Barnet. Poetry. Bare almond trees / D.H. Lawrence --
The bear / Robert Frost --
Four poems / Emily Dickinson --
Song of the little death / Federico Garcia Lorca --
The dream / Louise Bogan --
Long-legged fly / W.B. Yeats --
On an old horn / Wallace Stevens --
Matthew Arnold / W.H. Auden --
Memory / Carl Sandburg --
The mind is an enchanting thing / Marianne Moore --
The death of the sheriff / Robert Lowell --
A game at Salzburg / Randall Jarrell --
The plain sense of things / Wallace Stevens --
What happened the day a poet was appointed postmaster / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
A Brueghel nativity / William Carlos Williams --
Two views of a cadaver room / Sylvia Plath --
The starry night / Anne Sexton --
After the ball / LeRoi Jones --
Up rising / Robert Duncan --
Johnson's cabinet watched by ants / Robert Bly --
What were they like? (questions and answers) / Denise Levertov --
Gift / W.S. Merwin --
Marsh, hawk / Margaret Atwood --
The arrival / Ernesto Cardenal --
To a blossoming pear tree / James Wright --
Teeth / May Swenson --
Nightfall / Octavio Paz --
Injustice / Pablo Neruda --
Tears / Josephine Jacobsen --
Afterword / Victor Navasky. List of illustrations. Sacco and Vanzetti / Ben Shahn --
I.F. Stone / David Levine --
Cold War II / Robert Grossman --
"It's only a theory" / Edward Sorel --
Woodcuts / Fritz Eichenberg.
Other Titles: Nation (New York, N.Y. : 1865)
Responsibility: edited by Katrina Vanden Heuvel ; introduction by E.L. Doctorow ; foreword by Victor Navasky.

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