Erik M. Jensen (Case Western): Did the Sixteenth Amendment Ever Matter? Does It Matter Today? David Schleicher (George Mason): The Seventeenth Amendment and Federalism in an Age of National Political Parties. Making slavery safe: Henry Wiencek on his book Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves. Winston Groom reviews A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War by Thomas Fleming. Tom Clavin on how there never was such a thing as a red phone in the White House. Bob Wintermute interviews Dale Maharidge, author of Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War. Chris Maisano interviews Penny Lewis, author of Hardhats, Hippies, and Hawks: The Vietnam Anti-War Movement as Myth and Memory. American history, hacked to bits: William L. Bird Jr. on how we used to remember our nation’s past — with a chisel. Edward Berkowitz reviews Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in the United States since 1930 by Beatrix Hoffman. On Woodrow Wilson’s epic 1919 crusade to get America to support the League of Nations: An excerpt from Wilson by A. Scott Berg. From FDL, a book salon on Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters by Kate Brown. An excerpt from On Dissent: Its Meaning in America by David M. Skover and Ronald K. L Collins. Walter S. Montano on how Mexican food entered American popular culture.

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