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    Autumn of the Agitator (Review)
    W.E.B. Du Bois, Vol. II, by David Levering Lewis
    1. W.E.B. Du Bois, Vol. II by David Levering Lewis
    The New Republic, January 1, 2001, pp. 26-27
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    Balance in the Earth (3 Reviews)
    But Is It True?, by Aaron Wildavsky
    1. But Is It True? by Aaron Wildavsky
    2. A Moment on the Earth by Gregg Easterbrook
    3. The New Ecological Order by Luc Ferry
    The New Republic, October 2, 1995, pp. 50-51
  3. Currents
    Based on a True Story (Review)
    My Life, by Bill Clinton
    1. My Life by Bill Clinton
    The American Prospect, August 2004, pp. 67-69
  4. [+]
    The Best Man (Review)
    Nixon: The Education of a Politician, 1913-1962, by Stephen E. Ambrose
    1. Nixon: The Education of a Politician, 1913-1962 by Stephen E. Ambrose
    The New York Review of Books, July 16, 1987, pp. 10-13
  5. [+]
    The Best Years of Their Lives (3 Reviews)
    In Transit, by Joshua B. Freeman
    1. In Transit by Joshua B. Freeman
    2. Working-Class Americanism by Gary Gerstle
    3. Workers on the Waterfront by Bruce Nelson
    The New York Review of Books, June 28, 1990, pp. 16-21
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    The Bomb and the Balm (Review)
    By the Bomb's Early Light, by Paul Boyer
    1. By the Bomb's Early Light by Paul Boyer
    The New Republic, December 23, 1985, pp. 34-37
  7. [+]
    Books: America's Lost Liberal (Review)
    America in Search of Itself, by Theodore H. White
    1. America in Search of Itself by Theodore H. White
    The Harpers Monthly, June 1982, pp. 71-73
  8. Comment: Perot's Prequels
    America never makes it to the third party
    The New Yorker, July 29, 1996, pp. 4-5
  9. Comment: Sent Packing
    The senator was indiscreet. The Senate wasn't
    The New Yorker, September 18, 1995, pp. 9-13
  10. Comment: Unceremony
    The long slide to San Diego and Chicago
    The New Yorker, August 12, 1996, pp. 4-6
  11. Comment: When Mandates Collide
    Why the Republicans have to learn to give a little
    The New Yorker, January 29, 1996, pp. 7-9
  12. [+]
    Conflict and Consensus (Review)
    The Cycles of American History, by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    1. The Cycles of American History by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
    The New Republic, December 1, 1986, pp. 28-30
  13. [+]
    The Conservative at Sea (Review)
    William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives, by John B. Judis
    1. William F. Buckley, Jr.: Patron Saint of the Conservatives by John B. Judis
    The New Republic, May 30, 1988, pp. 27-31
  14. Reflections
    Do We Like Ike?
    The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 1990, pp. 110-119
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    Dreams of a G-Man (Review)
    Secrecy and Power, by Richard Gid Powers
    1. Secrecy and Power by Richard Gid Powers
    The New York Review of Books, April 23, 1987, pp. 15-17
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    Dreams of the Sixties (2 Reviews)
    If I Had a Hammer..., by Maurice Isserman
    1. If I Had a Hammer... by Maurice Isserman
    2. "Democracy is in the Streets" by James Miller
    The New York Review of Books, October 22, 1987, pp. 10-16
  17. [+]
    The End of an Elite (Review)
    The Guardians, by Geoffrey Kabaservice
    1. The Guardians by Geoffrey Kabaservice
    The New Republic, June 7, 2004, pp. 36-39
  18. The End of Reform (1995)
    New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War
    6 Reviews, 1 Readable
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    For Their Own Good (2 Reviews)
    Protecting Soldiers and Mothers, by Theda Skocpol
    1. Protecting Soldiers and Mothers by Theda Skocpol
    2. Recollections of the New Deal by Thomas H. Eliot and John Kenneth Galbraith
    The New York Review of Books, May 26, 1994, pp. 40-43
  20. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (2010)
  21. [+]
    The Good Old Days (Review)
    The Colonel, by Godfrey Hodgson
    1. The Colonel by Godfrey Hodgson
    The New York Review of Books, January 17, 1991, pp. 24-30
  22. [+]
    Political Booknotes (Review)
    Thinking Back, by C. Vann Woodward
    1. Thinking Back by C. Vann Woodward
    The Washington Monthly, July 1986, pp. 61-62
  23. AHR Forum: The Debate over the Constitutional Revolution of 1937
    The American Historical Review, October 2005, pp. 1046-1051
  24. Liberalism and Its Discontents (1998)
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  25. Features
    Liberalism's Third Crisis
    The American Prospect, Spring 1995, pp. 28-34
  26. Liberty, Community, and the National Idea
    The American Prospect, November 1996, pp. 53-59
  27. The Mall
    Learning from FDR's mistakes
    The New Republic, December 31, 2008, pp. 12-13
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    Means of Descent (5 Reviews)
    In the Arena, by Richard Nixon
    1. In the Arena by Richard Nixon
    2. Richard Nixon and His America by Herbert S. Parmet
    3. Richard Milhous Nixon by Roger Morris
    4. Nixon: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972 by Stephen E. Ambrose
    5. The Wars of Watergate by Stanley I. Kutler
    The New Republic, October 1, 1990, pp. 28-33
  29. Minister without Portfolio
    John J. McCloy
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1983, pp. 30-46
  30. New Federalist Papers (1997)
    Essays in Defense of the Constitution
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  31. [+]
    The Oral Majority (Review)
    Oral Roberts: An American Life, by David Edwin Harrell, Jr.
    1. Oral Roberts: An American Life by David Edwin Harrell, Jr.
    The New Republic, September 29, 1986, pp. 28-32
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    Peering Into Think Tanks (Review)
    The Brookings Institution, 1916-1952, by Donald T. Critchlow
    1. The Brookings Institution, 1916-1952 by Donald T. Critchlow
    The New Republic, September 16, 1985, pp. 40-42
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    Pop Goes America (Review)
    Culture As History, by Warren I. Susman
    1. Culture As History by Warren I. Susman
    The New Republic, April 1, 1985, pp. 36-37
  34. The New Deal
    The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 1982, pp. 50-61
  35. The Problem of American Conservatism
    The American Historical Review, April 1994, pp. 409-429
  36. The Problem of American Conservatism
    The American Historical Review, April 1994, pp. 450-452
  37. [+]
    Provide, provide (Review)
    The New Dealers, by Jordan A. Schwarz
    1. The New Dealers by Jordan A. Schwarz
    The New Republic, June 7, 1993, pp. 34-36
  38. [+]
    The Public Professor (Review)
    Henry Steele Commager, by Neil Jumonville
    1. Henry Steele Commager by Neil Jumonville
    The New Republic, September 27, 1999, pp. 42-43
  39. The Publisher (2010)
    Henry Luce and His American Century
    1 Review
  40. Questioning the Leadership
    What's Wrong with American Political Leadership?
    The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 1994, pp. 47-54
  41. [+]
    Short Reviews (Review)
    Making Scenes, by Robert S. Brustein
    1. Making Scenes by Robert S. Brustein
    The Atlantic Monthly, May 1981, p. 82
  42. [+]
    The Rise and Fall of an Idealist (Review)
    Never Stop Running, by William H. Chafe
    1. Never Stop Running by William H. Chafe
    The New York Review of Books, November 3, 1994, pp. 44-46
  43. Roots
    The traditionalism of Ross Perot's movement
    The New Republic, July 27, 1992, pp. 44-45
  44. [+]
    Short Reviews (Review)
    The Child Savers, by Peter S. Prescott
    1. The Child Savers by Peter S. Prescott
    The Atlantic Monthly, June 1981, p. 98
  45. [+]
    United States (Review)
    FDR's Utopian: Arthur Morgan of the TVA, by Roy Talbert, Jr.
    1. FDR's Utopian: Arthur Morgan of the TVA by Roy Talbert, Jr.
    The American Historical Review, February 1989, p. 232
  46. Voices of Protest (1982)
    Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and The Great Depression
    11 Reviews, 4 Readable
  47. Features
    What's Next?
    The Mourning period is over. Now, four simple guidelines for becoming a majority party
    The American Prospect, December 2004, pp. 18-23
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    Who Killed Frank Steunenberg? (Review)
    Big Trouble, by J. Anthony Lukas
    1. Big Trouble by J. Anthony Lukas
    The New Republic, October 27, 1997, pp. 35-37
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    The World of Workers (2 Reviews)
    Power and Culture, by Herbert G. Gutman and Ira Berlin
    1. Power and Culture by Herbert G. Gutman and Ira Berlin
    2. The Fall of the House of Labor by David Montgomery
    The New Republic, February 8, 1988, pp. 35-37
  50. Writing the History of Contemporary America
    Dilemmas and Challenges
    Daedalus, Summer 1984, pp. 121-142
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