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Nation, The

Founded in 1865, The Nation is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States. The periodical, devoted to politics and culture, is self-described as "the flagship of the left". It is now also available in a digital edition.

Tom Waits: Guthrie's Heir?: Tom Waits' Mule Variations

Review by Gene Santoro, Nation, The, May 1999

TOM WAITS IS an imaginary hobo. He cruises the oddball corners of American pop culture, collecting the deft and moving and loopy short takes he ...

The Band's Long Waltz

Retrospective by Gene Santoro, Nation, The, May 2002

WHEN I FIRST saw The Last Waltz in 1978, I almost walked out, although I was a fan of both director Martin Scorsese and The ...

Russell Simmons's Rap

Interview by Miles Marshall Lewis, Nation, The, January 2003

RUSSELL SIMMONS, known for decades as Rush to his friends, is of average height and build for a man his age (45), with a clean-shaven ...

George Wein: Myself Among Others – A Life in Music

Book Review by Gene Santoro, Nation, The, June 2003

NOT MANY PEOPLE can say they changed the world and make it stick. In Myself Among Others: A Life in Music, George Wein does. Without ...

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