Author Archives: Nate

About Nate

I'm a writer and speaker living in Edwardsville, Illinois. In addition to my blog, you can find my work at Washington University's online journal, The Common Reader, where I write about World War 1. https://commonreader.wustl.edu/authors/nathan-mohr/

A Murder in Kiev

In 1911, in a cave outside of Kiev, some children found the corpse of a schoolboy. It didn’t take long for a festering antisemitism to lead to the arrest of an innocent man. Continue reading

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A Fatal Failure to Listen

The Bascom Affair teaches us a lesson we haven’t mastered yet. We still rush to judgment, trusting our preconceptions over common sense. Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Washington’s Spies

Washington’s Spies is about the Culper spy ring, a group of Americans during the Revolutionary War who supplied intelligence to George Washington. Continue reading

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I Spy: The American Revolution Version

Nathan Hale is remembered as an America hero, and a symbol of the American struggle for freedom. His death changed the American outlook on military intelligence during the Revolutionary War. Continue reading

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An American Traitor

Benedict Arnold didn’t start out a traitor.  In fact, he was actually an American hero. Continue reading

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Monday Book Review: Coolidge

I came away from the book with a new respect for Calvin Coolidge, and the belief that he is often consistently underrated among presidents. Continue reading

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Killers of the Flower Moon: Monday Book Review

 If you are a fan of history, of true crime, or of mystery, you will find much to satisfy you with this book. Continue reading

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