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Songs of Prohibition’s Poison

Hillbilly artists diagnosed Jamaica Ginger Paralysis before the professionals did.

July 1, 2016

Why Obama Disappointed Progressives

A liberal White House correspondent blames the president for failing to meet unrealistic expectations.

May 12, 2016

America at 78 r.p.m.

How obsessive record hunters have kept America’s music history alive

April 3, 2015

Walking Away From War

What happened to the men who went AWOL in World War II? Charles Glass’s new book tells the tale.

February 20, 2014

In the Army Now: Gangs, Nazis & the Mentally Ill

A new book chronicles how the War on Terror opened the ranks to risky recruits.

April 8, 2013

Two, Three, Many McCarthyisms

America’s ignoble history of scapegoating “subversive” minorities

January 16, 2013