How Arthur Schlesinger Jr.’s heroic vision of American presidents led him, and the country, astray
How the Nobel Prize–winning economist James M. Buchanan shaped today’s antigovernment politics
What the history of Republican infighting can teach us today
A new book looks at the leftist origins of the rabid right.
Rick Perlstein’s massive chronicle of “the whackadoodle far-right” gets ever more manic.