Richard Wightman Fox
Richard Wightman Fox

Richard Wightman Fox is a professor of history at the University of Southern California and the author of Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History.

History
Feb. 12 2015 10:26 AMA Body for the Body PoliticThe strange, sad, and gross saga of Abraham Lincoln’s two-week funeral procession.
Books
Nov. 20 2006 5:09 AMThe Problem ApostleHow Garry Wills rehabilitates Paul.
Books
Jan. 18 2006 1:19 PMLincoln's Religious QuestWhy his faith won't suit either side in the culture wars.
Books
Jan. 7 2008 12:29 PMNational Life After DeathCivil War carnage and the quest for American identity.
Books
April 13 2006 11:49 AMJesus NationThe never-ending American battle over how to think about Jesus.
Books
May 24 2004 2:37 PMSecular IllusionsThe right way to rescue America from religious correctness.
  Slate Plus
Working
May 4 2015 11:26 AM The “How Does a Stand-Up Comedian Work?” Bonus Segment Watch Brooke Van Poppelen perform at Brooklyn’s Bell House and read a transcript of her interview with Slate’s Working podcast.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
May 4 2015 1:12 PM The Doctor Won’t See You Now Concierge medicine serves the ridiculously rich at the expense of everyone else.