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  • Roundup

    Roundup Top 10!

    This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.


  • Historians/History

    The Secret Nixon Library

    Anthony Clark

    Until Watergate stopped him, Nixon planned to build his presidential library on federal land confiscated from Camp Pendleton. This would have been illegal, but Nixon figured out a way around the law, complete with a cover-up.


  • Roundup

    Roundup Top 10!

    This week's broad sampling of opinion pieces found on the Internet, as selected by the editors of HNN.


  • News at Home

    The Long History of Hate Speech

    M. Alison Kibler

    The terms have changed, from racial ridicule to group libel and then hate speech, but the regulation of hate speech stands out as twentieth century tradition, not a new culture war.


  • Historians/History

    Thomas Fleming: What I'm Reading (Interview)

    Tiffany April Griffin

    Why did he choose history as a career?  "History seems to have chosen me.  My ambition was to be a novelist. To support my wife and 4 children, I worked as a magazine editor." Then he wrote a history essay people liked. And that was that.

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