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Historians/History



  • Are we telling the right story of America?

    Two historians explore the myths and truths that sustain a nation-state. THIS AMERICA: The Case for the Nation By Jill Lepore. Liveright. 150 pp. $16.95; THE HEARTLAND: An American History By Kristin L. Hoganson. Penguin. 399 pp. $30


  • Thou Shalt Not Ration Justice

    by Pamela Metzger and Andrew Davies

    The Norman Lefstein legacy: passionate, tireless efforts for indigent defense reform.


  • The Rabbi, the Telegram, and the Holocaust

    by Rafael Medoff

    Seventy-seven years ago today, a telegram bearing a horrifying and unforgettable message reached America’s foremost Jewish leader. It revealed the first comprehensive details about the systematic mass murder that would come to be known as the Holocaust


  • The Short War Illusion

    by Cathal J. Nolan

    Generals may win battles but they hardly ever win wars, for there really is no such thing as genius in modern war.