The Nation in the World: 150 Years of Critical Engagement

On the occasion of the sesquicentennial anniversary of The Nation, panelists discussed this famed publication's reporting of historical events in various regions of the world, as well as how it has drawn attention to crucial social, environmental, and political exigencies. The panel was chaired by The Nation's Katrina Vanden Heuvel.

Opening Statement

Katrina Vanden Heuvel, The Nation

Freda Kirchwey’s Nation: The War in Europe and Its Aftermath, 1937–55

Sara Alpern, Texas A&M University at College Station

The Nation on Russia

Stephen F. Cohen, New York University and Princeton University

The Nation in the Middle East and South Asia

Juan R. I. Cole, University of Michigan and Informed Comment

The Nation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Greg Grandin, New York University

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