Justus D. Doenecke

Justus D. Doenecke is an American historian, writer, and professor. His 2000 book, Storm on the Horizon: the Challenge to American Intervention, 1939-1941, received the Herbert Hoover Book Award from the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. Dr. Doenecke is Professor Emeritus at New College of Florida.

Latest by Justus D. Doenecke in Chronicles

  • Origins and Outcome
    September 24, 2018

    Origins and Outcome

    To the degree that it is remembered at all, the America First Committee (AFC) has gone down in history as an organization most suspect, at best composed of good people serving a bad cause, at worst riddled with conscious agents of a Nazi transmission belt.

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  • Old Progressives Don't Die
    April 1996

    Old Progressives Don't Die

    Surprisingly enough, in many ways journalist and commentator John T. Flynn was a typical progressive. Long a figure of prominence on the American right, he was not politically active in the time of Woodrow Wilson, whose domestic policies he much admired.

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  • Embarrassing Victory
    October 1995

    Embarrassing Victory

    "The other side lost, but did we A win?" So asks Ronald Steel concerning America's foreign policy. Obviously the world long familiar to us has suddenly collapsed.

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  • Origins and Outcome
    December 1991

    Origins and Outcome

    To the degree that it is remembered at all, the America First Committee (AFC) has gone down in history as an organization most suspect, at best composed of good people serving a bad cause, at worst riddled with conscious agents of a Nazi transmission belt.

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