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Russell Baker

Russell Baker is a former columnist and correspondent for The New York Times and The Baltimore Sun. His books include The Good Times, Growing Up, and Looking Back.
 (November 2016)

Alec Guinness as George Smiley in the BBC miniseries Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, 1979

Smiley Wins Again

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

a film directed by Tomas Alfredson

April 5, 2012 issue

The assassination of William McKinley, from Le Petit Journal, Paris, September 22, 1901

Anarchists & Capitalists

Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life

by Vivian Gornick

The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century

by Scott Miller

October 13, 2011 issue

The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham and Ben Bradlee leaving US District Court after winning a ruling in the Pentagon Papers case, 1971

Decline But Not Fall

Morning Miracle: Inside The Washington Post: A Great Newspaper Fights for Its Life

by Dave Kindred

September 30, 2010 issue

A Revolutionary President

FDR: The First Hundred Days

by Anthony J. Badger

The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope

by Jonathan Alter

Nothing to Fear: FDR's Inner Circle and the Hundred Days That Created Modern America

by Adam Cohen

Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

by H.W. Brands

February 12, 2009 issue

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