Richard Kreitner, ed.

Jun 2, 2015

The Almanac

150 Years of the Nation (5)


purchase at Helen Keller, Franz Kafka and Silent Cal Coolidge appear in this week's Almanac, a blog to celebrate the 150thanniversary of The Nation, America's oldest magazine. Nation archivist Richard Kreitner is featuring an event from every day of the year and how The Nation covered it.In this New Books Network interview, he discusses events from May 31 to June 6 including Watergate, political assassinations and the D-Day invasion of France.As you listen, you'll hear the voices of Richard M. Nixon, Robert F. Kennedy and an excerpt from one of Kafka's most famous stories.

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