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

April 1999

Since the Civil War the nation has sent just four African-Americans to the Senate. Why?

May/June 1999

Indian policy has always had more to do with current social thinking than with tribal life

July/August 1999

After a decade of wars, elections, and other calamities, our interpreter passes the baton

November 2000

OVER THE PAST HALF-CENTURY, POLLING HAS REMADE THE ELECTORAL PROCESS. IS IT HELPING DO THE WORK OF DEMOCRACY MORE EFFECTIVELY—OR ERODING IT?

Fall 2009

A young man from Queens jumps into the thick of World War II intelligence activities by translating secret Japanese messages

August 1955

Calling millions to repentance, Moody and Sankey devised a new method of spreading the gospel