Ellery Sedgwick

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    The editor of The Atlantic from 1909 to 1938 called on the United States to abandon its neutrality and enter the war “purely for a world idea.”

  • Willa Cather

    Ellery Sedgwick reviews Willa Cather's, Under Forty— a collection of critical essays—and pays tribute to her talent and taste

  • Mr. Roosevelt

    Contemporary appraisals of men in public life are more apt to amuse than to enlighten posterity, and of all public men of our time, with the…

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What LBJ Really Said About Selma

"It's going to go from bad to worse."

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Does This Child Need Marijuana?

Inside a family's fight to use marijuana oils to treat epilepsy

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A Miniature 1950s Utopia

A reclusive artist built this idealized suburb to grapple with his painful childhood memories.

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Why Principals Matter

Nadia Lopez didn't think anybody cared about her school. Then the Internet heard her story.

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