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.

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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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Can Democracy Survive?

A crossroads election the left the country deeply divided, where some are even doubting that the democratic system could hold. America has asked these More

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The Heroes of Hacksaw Ridge

Desmond Doss, subject of the motion picture “Hacksaw Ridge,” was a member of the 77th Division during World War II. Find out how this group More

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