David Greenberg
David Greenberg

David Greenberg, a professor of history and of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University, has written for Slate since 1996. He is the author of several books of political history.

History Lesson
Jan. 23 2003 11:52 AMRough DraftThe revive-conscription movement has history against it.
History Lesson
Oct. 18 2002 10:48 AMIs Iraq the New Japan?What the post-World War II occupation of Japan can teach us about ruling Iraq.
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Oct. 8 2002 10:33 AMDoes the United States Start Wars?Would an American invasion of Iraq be unprecedented?
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June 28 2002 4:39 PMThe Pledge of AllegianceWhy we're not one nation "under God."
The Book Club
May 2 2002 1:15 PMA Love-Hate Relationship
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March 12 2002 11:44 AMNixon and the Jews. Again.If his tirades against Jews weren't anti-Semitism, what were they?
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Jan. 17 2002 2:45 PMFighting FairThe laws of war and how they grew.
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Nov. 30 2001 11:58 AMLincoln's CrackdownSuspects jailed. No charges filed. Sound familiar?
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Oct. 11 2001 3:00 AMTap DancingTelephone surveillance by the government—past, present, and future.
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Sept. 14 2001 12:00 AMThe Changing Face of TerrorismIt's becoming something fundamentally different.
Assessment
Aug. 10 2001 8:30 PMPaul A. GigotTwo faces has the new editorial page editor of the Wall Street Journal.
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July 3 2001 3:00 AMRating the Founding FathersThe reputation market finds Adams up, Jefferson down, and the others holding steady. 
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May 4 2001 8:30 PMApocalypse ThenThe massacre at Thanh Phong—if that's what it was—was no aberration.
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April 20 2001 8:30 PMRiot ActThe last century's racial disturbances have a common cause: police brutality.
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Jan. 24 2001 3:00 AMTricky DixieThe mainstreaming of the Confederate ideology. 
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Dec. 3 2002 6:22 PMPresidential RematchesWhat Andrew Jackson can teach Al Gore about beating Bush in 2004.
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Oct. 9 2002 3:53 PMThe Trial of Henry K.Was Kissinger a war criminal? A new movie can't prove the case.
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July 19 2002 10:36 AMBaseball's Con GameHow did America's pastime get an antitrust exemption?
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June 13 2002 4:28 PMThe Truman ShowBush's Department of Homeland Security plan is modeled on Truman's 1947 national security reorganization. Here's what Harry got wrong.
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March 28 2002 11:51 AMBhagwan TeddyExplaining the cult of Theodore Roosevelt.
Culturebox
March 5 2002 11:41 AMMistakes Were MadeWho's the cannier apologizer, Ambrose or Goodwin?
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Dec. 5 2001 3:44 PMUncivil CourtsAmerica's military tribunals through the ages.
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Oct. 31 2001 3:08 PMThe roots of Arab Anti-Semitism Radical Islam’s favorite Western tradition. 
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Sept. 20 2001 3:00 AMBlundering Into AfghanistanThe Great Game has repeatedly foiled the great powers. 
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Sept. 7 2001 8:30 PMLyin' About ZionThe diplomatic back-story on "Zionism equals racism." 
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Aug. 3 2001 8:30 PMWho's Stonewalling Now?Democrats' and Republicans' views on executive privilege depend exclusively on whose man is living in the White House.
Assessment
June 22 2001 8:30 PMMichael BloombergNew York's brand-name mayoral candidate.
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April 27 2001 8:30 PMW.E.B. Du BoisThe writer who traveled backward.
Assessment
March 9 2001 8:30 PMDoris Kearns GoodwinThe sunny-side-up historian.
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Jan. 4 2001 3:00 AMWhen Republicans Last Ruled the EarthIke couldn't tame the '53-'55 GOP House and Senate. Will Dubya do any better?

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