In that embittered era a half century ago, when the South was painfully liquidating the loss of the Civil War, one of her gifted editors was looking into the future and seeing the promise of a New South of contentment, prosperity, and peace. Henry W. [...]
Bedford Forrest and His Critter Company. By Andrew Nelson Lytic. New York: Minton, Balch and Company. $3.50. Sheridan: A Military Narrative. By Joseph Hergesheimer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. $4.00.
The last few years have been marked [...]
Fundamentally, political parties are instrumentalities for the enforcement of certain points of view, upon the body politic. They must represent more than their leaders' office-holding ambitions. Whenever they degenerate into mere machines for pluc [...]
A century and nine years ago, the founder of what is today called the Democratic party sat down at his writing desk in the hospitable home on his little mountain near Charlottesville, to write to his friend Alexander Von Humboldt. The theme of Thom [...]
Andrew Johnson, Plebeian and Patriot. By Robert W. Winston. New York: Henry Holt & Company. $5.00.
It is a surprising thing that the shelves of the Congressional Library at Washington, the greatest compendium of printed matter on this cont [...]