William Marvel

To prepare for a recent column involving early constitutional debate, I consulted the Pennsylvania Gazette, which I have on microfilm for the …

By bungling the Chinese fire drill they hold instead of a straightforward primary, the Democrats of Iowa inadvertently confirmed the ultimate …

Donald Trump’s presidency has spawned an epidemic of insanity. Surprisingly, though, most of it has emanated from his political opponents — pa…

Time in the Big Apple is a coveted commodity among historians, because repositories there contain immense troves of manuscripts from every era…

In the chaotic debate over the U.S. Constitution, a galaxy of governmental theories eventually congealed around two ideological poles. The bas…

I came through Concord in a nasty snowstorm on Dec. 6, on the way home from my last research trip. As usual, I glanced at the gold dome of the…

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