If Mencken Would Return….

Editorial in the American Mercury: ¬†Fifty years ago, H.L. Mencken and George Jean Nathan embarked on the adventure The American Mercury. This issue thus marks the completion of the first…

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Russell Maguire

This is just a little note to say “thank you” and express my appreciation for the plug you gave The American Mercury Magazine . . .

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New Evidence in Anthropology

The recent discoveries of the eminent paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey, of 2.7 million year old human-type fossil remains…

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American Mercury 50th Anniversary Edition

1924 to 1974: Telling the Truth for Fifty Years; Being a brief history of the trials and tribulations of an honest journal of unpopular opinion in support of anti-communism, Americanism…

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Lawrence Dennis

Lawrence Dennis was, in many ways, a mentor to Willis Carto.

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Tyler Kent

Tyler Gatewood Kent was born on March 24, 1911, in Yingkou (Newchwang), northern China, where his father, William P. Kent, was serving as the American Consul. The family had strong…

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