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The Nation Archives
By Carey McWilliams
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    Total Archives: 119 Years, 5,668 Issues, 110,129 Articles, 163,670pp
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    1. Editorials 
      The Nation
      , December 2, 1978, p. 595
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      (Review)
      The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, by John Wexley
      1. The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg by John Wexley
      The Nation
      , August 27, 1955, p. 179
      1. The Judgment of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg by John Wexley
      The Nation
      , November 1, 1941, pp. 420-422
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      (Review)
      Moral Indignation and Middle Class Psychology, by Svend Ranulf
      1. Moral Indignation and Middle Class Psychology by Svend Ranulf
      The Nation
      , April 19, 1965, pp. 428-429
      1. Moral Indignation and Middle Class Psychology by Svend Ranulf
      The Nation
      , June 4, 1949, pp. 635-636
    4. Articles 
      1. Moral Indignation and Middle Class Psychology by Svend Ranulf
      The Nation
      , May 31, 1958, p. 488
    5. The Old Fresno Magic
      1. Moral Indignation and Middle Class Psychology by Svend Ranulf
      The Nation
      , February 27, 1954
      1. Moral Indignation and Middle Class Psychology by Svend Ranulf
      The Nation
      , February 7, 1948, pp. 150-151
      1. Moral Indignation and Middle Class Psychology by Svend Ranulf
      The Nation
      , May 1, 1976, pp. 517-518
      1. Moral Indignation and Middle Class Psychology by Svend Ranulf
      The Nation
      , September 9, 1950, p. 228
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      (4 Reviews)
      Bitter Bierce, by C. Hartley Grattan
      1. Bitter Bierce by C. Hartley Grattan
      2. Portrait of Ambrose Bierce by Adolphe D. de Castro
      3. Life of Ambrose Bierce by Walter Neale
      4. Ambrose Bierce: A Bibliography by Vincent Starrett
      The Nation
      , June 26, 1929, p. 769
    7. Articles 
      1. Bitter Bierce by C. Hartley Grattan
      2. Portrait of Ambrose Bierce by Adolphe D. de Castro
      3. Life of Ambrose Bierce by Walter Neale
      4. Ambrose Bierce: A Bibliography by Vincent Starrett
      The Nation
      , August 20, 1949, pp. 170-171
      1. Bitter Bierce by C. Hartley Grattan
      2. Portrait of Ambrose Bierce by Adolphe D. de Castro
      3. Life of Ambrose Bierce by Walter Neale
      4. Ambrose Bierce: A Bibliography by Vincent Starrett
      The Nation
      , March 17, 1979, pp. 264-265
    8. Articles 
      1. Bitter Bierce by C. Hartley Grattan
      2. Portrait of Ambrose Bierce by Adolphe D. de Castro
      3. Life of Ambrose Bierce by Walter Neale
      4. Ambrose Bierce: A Bibliography by Vincent Starrett
      The Nation
      , September 9, 1968, pp. 198-200
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      (14 Reviews)
      America's Black Congressmen, by Maurine Christopher
      1. America's Black Congressmen by Maurine Christopher
      2. The Last Horizon by Raymond F. Dasmann
      3. CIA: Core of the Cancer by David W. Conde
      4. Poisoned Power by John W. Gofman and Arthur R. Tamplin
      5. Martin R. Delany: The Beginnings of Black Nationalism by Victor Ullman
      6. The Environment, the Establishment, and the Law by Harmon Henkin, Martin Merta, and Jame...
      7. The Sick Society by Michael Tanzer
      8. Womankind by Nancy Reeves
      9. Indian Man: A Life of Oliver La Farge by D'Arcy McNickle
      10. Down to Now by Pat Watters
      11. Conflict of Interest by Sanford Watzman
      12. Red Star Over Bethlehem by Ira A. Hirschmann
      13. The Tragedy of a Papal Decree by B.V. Subbiah
      14. Bread and Roses Too by Jack Newfield
      The Nation
      , October 11, 1971, p. 345
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      (12 Reviews)
      The Rights We Have, by Osmond K. Fraenkel
      1. The Rights We Have by Osmond K. Fraenkel
      2. On My Way to the Theater by H.S. Kraft
      3. Mongolia by Albert Axelbank
      4. New Gods in America by Peter Rowley
      5. The Bonds: An American Family by Roger M. Williams
      6. Beyond Repair by Barry Weisberg
      7. Think Tanks by Paul Dickson
      8. The Film Criticism of Otis Ferguson by Robert Wilson and Otis Ferguson
      9. Hustlers and Heroes by Milton Viorst
      10. Twenty-Minute Fandangos and Forever Games by Jonathan Eisen
      11. Louis Adamic: A Checklist by Henry A. Christian
      12. Radical Lifestyles by Claudia Dreifus
      The Nation
      , December 27, 1971, p. 700
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      (17 Reviews)
      Enough of Dying!, by Kay Boyle and Justine Van Gundy
      1. Enough of Dying! by Kay Boyle and Justine Van Gundy
      2. The Acceleration of History by Gerard Piel
      3. Arriving Where We Started by Barbara Probst Solomon
      4. Why They Call It Politics by Robert Sherrill
      5. The Superlawyers by Joseph C. Goulden
      6. All the Lives I Have Lived by William J. Fielding
      7. Modern China: The Story of a Revolution by Orville Schell and Joseph Esherick
      8. Republic or Empire by Daniel B. Schirmer
      9. Oilspill by Wesley Marx
      10. Will the Revolution Succeed? by Edward A. Schwartz
      11. Executive Order 9066 by Maisie Conrat and Richard Conrat
      12. Late Afternoon for the Nation State by Sam Darcy
      13. Educational Vouchers: Concepts and Controversies by George R. La Noue
      14. Black Struggle by Bryan Fulks
      15. Rio Grande Wetbacks by Carol Norquest
      16. "Free Enterprise" by Victor Lebow
      17. Rudolph Schindler by David Gebhard
      The Nation
      , June 26, 1972, pp. 828-832
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      (26 Reviews)
      The Emerging Thought of W.E.B. Du Bois, by W.E.B. Du Bois
      1. The Emerging Thought of W.E.B. Du Bois by W.E.B. Du Bois
      2. Harry Bridges by Charles P. Larrowe
      3. My Prison by Luisa Isabel Alvarez de Toledo
      4. West Indian Societies by David Lowenthal
      5. Are You Now or Have You Ever Been by Eric Bentley
      6. The Star-Spangled Hustle by Arthur I. Blaustein and Geoffrey Faux
      7. To Be... by Harold Flender
      8. Forever Open, Clear, and Free by Lois Wille
      9. Le Portugal Baillonne by Mario Soares
      10. Oscar Wilde by Kevin Sullivan
      11. For the First Hours of Tomorrow by Elmer Gertz
      12. The Hurricane Creek Massacre by Thomas N. Bethell
      13. Racial Oppression in America by Bob Blauner
      14. O Congress by Donald Riegle and Trevor Armbrister
      15. The Ecstasy of Owen Muir by Ring Lardner, Jr.
      16. The Time of the Toad by Dalton Trumbo
      17. The American Worker by Franklin Wallick
      18. Puerto Rico by Manuel Maldonado-Denis
      19. Bureaucracy and Foreign Policy by Francis E. Rourke
      20. Relevant Lawyers by Ann Fagan Ginger
      21. War Without End by Michael T. Klare
      22. A Qui Appartient Paris? by Claude Bourdet
      23. Proxmire by Jay G. Sykes
      24. Only Victims by Robert Vaughn
      25. War Conspiracy by Peter Dale Scott
      26. Beyond Babel by Brenda Maddox
      The Nation
      , January 8, 1973, pp. 58-59
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      (6 Reviews)
      Jessie White Mario: Risorgimento Revolutionary, by Elizabeth Adams Daniels
      1. Jessie White Mario: Risorgimento Revolutionary by Elizabeth Adams Daniels
      2. White Silence by Sylvia E. Crane
      3. Charles Fletcher Lummis by Dudley Gordon
      4. The Money Lords by Matthew Josephson
      5. The Smart Money by William A. Kent
      6. Today's Stock Market by David Sokol
      The Nation
      , June 18, 1973, pp. 794-795