SOURCE: The American Prospect
John Nichols's new book argues that Franklin Roosevelt's decision to cut loose Vice President Henry Wallace crippled egalitarian politics in the Democratic Party with lasting consequences.
SOURCE: New York Magazine
by Jonathan Chait
Jonathan Chait is skeptical of John Nichols's new book, which argues that the Democratic Party's present struggles stem from the decision in 1944 to remove progressive VP Henry Wallace from the ticket in favor of moderate Harry Truman.
The Horrible Secrets of Operation Paperclip: An Interview with Annie Jacobsen About Her Stunning Account
by Aaron Leonard
The chilling details of the U.S. military's plan to use the very scientists who had been essential to Hitler’s war effort.
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