About: Jeff Nilsson

Jeff Nilsson Jeff Nilsson is the director of Post archives. 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 weekly features for the website. Contact Jeff at j.nilsson@satevepost.org.

Posts by Jeff Nilsson:

Living With Less In America

Amid all the belt-tightening of his holiday season, take comfort in the fact that you can but more than 4 gallons of gasoline this week. ... More

The Plight of the Censor

Working as a state film censor, Helen Tingley knew the real trouble with movies wasn't immorality. It was the stupidity.... More

Making The Movies Behave

When Hollywood refused to tone down the violence and sex in movies, Americans began censoring them — and learned how difficult the job could be. ... More

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