Lawrence Lader

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Lawrence Lader, who has written widely on history, is currently at work on a study, as yet unfilled, of radical movements in the United States since 1946. This article is based on material from the book, which will be published by W. W. Norton & Co.

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June 1959

The draft riots of 1863 turned a great city into a living hell.

April 1961

How gnarled, upright ex-President John Quincy Adams broke the South’s gag rule in Congress and at last won popular applause

December 1976

United States policy, Henry Wallace said in his spirited challenge to Truman and Dewey in 1948, should be