Bernard A. Weisberger

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Bernard A. Weisberger, distinguished former history professor of Wayne State University and the Universities of Chicago and Rochester, was the associate editor of American Heritage from 1970 to 1972. He recently authored When Chicago Ruled Baseball: The Cubs-White Sox World Series of 1906 (William Morrow 2006), and has also written Reporters for the Union, a study of Civil War newspapermen.

Articles by this Contributor

November 1997

Why the possible liaison between Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings matters to us

December 1997

Whenever a new information technology has been born, there’s been somebody on hand to try to censor it

May/June 1998

On Israel’s fiftieth anniversary, we should remember the role a black American played in its creation

July/August 1998

In the past century the two major opponents on the question of free trade have changed sides completely

September 1998

What should a union offer its members? A century-old fight heats up again.

October 1998

It was born of a slew of compromises—which may be the secret of its survival in a vastly changed world

November 1998

‘Who’s next?” sang Tom Lehrer in his darkly funny Cold War ballad about nuclear proliferation. We’re still asking.

December 1998

A new book argues that Americans are deeply interested in the past—but in highly personal ways

February/March 1999

William Jefferson Clinton, Andrew Johnson, and the judgment of history