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:

Edith Wharton: War Reporter?

Many would be surprised to find out that the author who was best known for writing about America’s privileged classes not only worked tirelessly to More

The Gossips
Psst! Wanna Hear a Secret?

Have you heard the story behind Norman Rockwell's illustration, The Gossips? Rumor has it that after it appeared on the cover of The Post, his More

Can the Russians Ever Be Trusted?

Russian-American relations over the past century have swung freely between outright hostility to reluctant, suspicious friendship. The pendulum continues its swing today. Jeff Nilsson reviews More

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