Willam Lavarre Incident, American Mercury

Dear Mr Carto, I have your letter of the 22nd and manuscript which I am returning to you. As I told you last year when we were introduced at the…

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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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