Archibald MacLeish

1939: Dinners

By Features September 20, 2013

In an interview published in the 1986 book, “Archibald MacLeish: Reflections,” the Foundation’s first curator described the origins of the regular Nieman dinners, which eventually evolved into seminars and, ultimately, into Soundings “Professors were falling over themselves to … Read more

1960: The Catholic Issue

By Features December 15, 1999

[This article originally appeared in the September 1960 issue of Nieman Reports.] Cartoon courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Library.…only the man who has learned historical depth can give what we call the … Read more