About: Jeff Nilsson

Jeff Nilsson Jeff Nilsson is the director of Post archives and a website editor. He is a specialist in American History, with graduate studies at the University of Wisconsin, University of New Mexico, and Eastern Michigan University. He writes our website's weekly Retrospective feature, and is directing the program of digitally converting the magazine's 190 years of issues.

Posts by Jeff Nilsson:

Bill W’s Last Drink

Few articles in the Post had the impact of “Alcoholics Anonymous," which prompted 6,000 letters to the Post editors and sparked national interest in the... More

Watching the Jackie Watchers

In 1967, journalist Alan Levy was in New York City, studying the crowds of fans and photographers who swarmed around Jackie Kennedy. As you'll read... More

Missing Jim Henson

This week, we remember the Muppet Master, whose creations live long after him. Fortunately, we have a 1976 interview Jim Henson gave the Post in... More

Recalling An Earlier ‘Twin Towers’

Developer Louis Horowitz, a visionary developer, created many of New York's skyscrapers, including the Equitable Building (pictured). Before the World Trade Center, his constructions were... More

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