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:

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Malcolm X in the Post

When the Post released an excerpt from political activist Malcolm X’s autobiography in 1964, readers were shocked.... More

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Is World War I Relevant?

Writing 100 years ago, a Post reporter describes challenges we still face in coming to terms with war and terror.... More

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Make Money, Not War

War was obsolete because it wasn’t good for business. That’s what a Post financial reporter said. Too bad Hitler didn’t agree.... More

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Behind Every Successful Dictator…

Celebrity gossip from 1939: When Hitler’s girlfriend moved in after a 10-year courtship, the question on everyone’s mind was “Is Hitler getting married?” ... More

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