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Chase Brush

Chase Brush is the assistant editor at American Heritage. Prior to joining the publication, he worked as a political reporter in his home state of New Jersey and later as a freelancer in New York City, with bylines appearing in outlets like the New York Observer, NJ Spotlight, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and the Kathmandu Post. In 2019, he obtained his MA from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York, and is currently a 2020 cohort member of the Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship. 

Articles by this Contributor

An exhibit now touring the U.S. highlights the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960s, with a focus on the violence and brutality endured by its participants.  Read >>
The Army has named ten military bases in honor of men who killed 365,000 U.S. soldiers. Should they be renamed? Or left as they are, since the bases are part of a “Great American Heritage," as President Trump says? Read >>
Half of what we know today about the leadership of the Soviet Union and the mindset of the Cold War era is due to the son of Nikita Khrushchev.  Read >>
The newly renovated replica of the historic ship was expected to make a celebratory journey home this summer, but COVID-19 had different plans. Read >>

"Web only stories" by this contributor

Editor's Note: This month marks the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II. To commemorate the occasion, we shared two articles from the American Heritage archives that shed greater light on details surrounding the events. The stories received an… Read more >>
Editor's Note: Earlier this week, we published an explanatory study of the figures behind 10 U.S. military bases named after Confederate generals. We then turned the question to our readers, asking on Facebook whether they thought--as a growing number of people around the country do--that the bases… Read more >>