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Gabler, Neal
Neal Gabler is the author of An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood. His Winchell: Gossip, Power and the Culture of Celebrity has just been published by Knopf.
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Galbraith, John Kenneth
—John Kenneth Galbraith’s new book is Letters to Kennedy .
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Gallagher, Robert S.
Robert S. Gallagher, (1934-2002) was frequent contributor to American Heritage , and the editor of the Green Bay Press-Gazette in the 1970's and 1980's. After retiring in 1996, Gallagher returned to journalism in 2000 becoming the first editor of CityTalk, a biweekly magazine in Chicago.
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Gallagher, Thomas
Mr. Gallagher, an established writer of both fiction and nonfiction, discovered the gruesome events described above while doing research for a history of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. His book, to be published by Harcourt, Brace & World in October to commemorate the medical school’s two-hundredth anniversary, will be call
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Galvani, William
Thanks to James H. Bunn, Walter Burns, James M. ElHs, Emmett W. Fowler, Jr., I.J. Galantin (from Take Her Deep! ), Pips and Ruth Harris, William Herring, Harold Lang, and Stan Valentine for their remembrances of the mascots on their submarines.
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Garcia, Andrew
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Gard, Wayne
Wayne Gard is an editorial writer for the Dallas Morning News and a contributor to various magazines. He is the author of four books; the most recent is The Chisholm Trial .
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Gardner, Joseph L.
COPYRIGHT © 1973 BY JOSEPH L. GARDNER Roosevelt indeed had some political weight in the United States—and an interesting few years ahead. Although he declined the Bull Moose nomination for governor of New York later in 1914, he rejoined the Republican Party in 1916 and unsuccessfully sought the Presidential nomination. Whe
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Gardner, Martin
Martin Gardner, who writes a, column on mathematical games in the Scientific American, has annotated several well-loved texts, most notably Alice in Wonderland (The Annotated Alice) . His newest contribution is The Annotated Casey At The Bat , from which this article is taken. It will b
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Garraty, John A.
The late John A. Garraty was one of America’s foremost historians, a Contributing Editor of American Heritage for nearly 30 years, and Chairman of the History Department of Columbia University, where he taught for forty 40 years.Prof. Garraty was most famous for editing the 24-volume reference work American National Biography, which tells the story of the U.S. throug
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Garrett, Richard B.
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Garrett, Elisabeth Donaghy
Elisabeth Donaghy Garrett is director of Sotheby’s Educational Studies in New York City.
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Gartner, Michael
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Gates, Frederick T.
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Gates, Henry Louis Jr.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University, and the director of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research. He recently completed The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader (Basic Civitas Books, 2012), a collection of essays on history, culture, and African-American genealogy. Gates has hosted several PBS television minise
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Gen. Gavin, James M.
General Gavin commanded the famous 82nd Airborne Division during World War II. His On to Berlin, from which AMERICAN HERITAGE excerpted a section in our April/May, 1978, issue, was published last year.
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Gelfand, Marvin
Marvin Gelfand is a historian of New York City life.
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Genini, Ron
Mr. Genini teaches California history at a Fresno high school and has published several articles on California history topics.
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Gessner, Robert
Robert Gessner, processor of motion pictures at New York University, has also been a screen writer, novelist, and poet. He is president of the newly organized Society of Cinematologists, devoted to the study of film as an art.
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Geyer, Georgie Anne
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Giangreco, D. M.
D. M. Giangreco is coauthor with Terry Griswold of Delta: America’s Elite Counterterrorist Force and, with Kathryn Moore, of Dear Harry…Truman’s Mailroom, 1945–1953 . He has recently completed The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman and Hell to
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Gibbs-smith, Charles H.
Charles Harvard Gibbs-Smith is a novelist, a curator in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, and one of the world’s leading aeronautical historians.
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Gibson, Christine
Christine Gibson is a freelance writer and editor who previously worked as an assistant editor at American Heritage.  After her time at American Heritage, Gibson wrote Extreme Wonders: Natural Disasters in 2007, and Extreme Wonders: Planet Earth, in 2008.
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Gibson, Christine M.
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Giddins, Gary
Gary Giddins’s book Visions of Jazz: The First Century is now out in paperback from Oxford University Press.
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Gies, Joseph
Mr. Gies is Senior Editor/Technology for Encyclopedia Britannica . Among his books are Bridges and Men (Doubleday, 1963) and Adventures Underground (Thomas Y. Crowell). His sources for this article include C. M. Woodward’s
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Gilman, Richard
Richard Gilman, a free-lance writer living in New York City, is a contributor to HORIZON, The Commonweal , and other magazines, and writes frequently for television. For further reading: The James Family , by F. O. Matthiessen (Knopf, 1947);
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Gingrich, Newt
Congressman Newt Gingrich served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999, having represented Georgia's Sixth District in Congress for 20 years. He is famous for co-authoring the "Contract with America" while serving in the House of Representatives. Gingrich also founded the 527 group, American Solutions for Winning the Future, in 2007. Gingrich was a candidate
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Gipe, George A.
George Gipe is the documentary editor for WMAR-TV in Baltimore. He has been a Fulbright scholar, a free-lance writer, and a producer of numerous documentary programs for television. For further reading: Coxey’s Army , by Donald L. McMurry (Little, Brown, 1929); Bak
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Gleason, Gene
Gene Gleason, a free-lance writer from Westbury, New York, has published three books. He has made an extensive study of the Adams family.
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Glines, C. V.
C. V. Glines, who retired from the Air Force as a colonel after twenty-seven years of service, is associate editor of Armed Forces Management and the author of many books about flying. He collaborated with General Benjamin D. Foulais on the General’s memoirs, From the Wright Brothers to the
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Glueck, Grace
Grace Glueck has been an art reporter, reviewer, and columnist for the New York Times for many years.Photo by John Sotomayor, courtesy of Journalism & Women Symposium
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Goetzmann, William H.
William H. Goetzmann is professor of history and director of the American Studies Program at the I mvernty of Texas. His book, Exploration and Empire, won a Puht^er Prize m /967, and he is currently working on a study of American intellectual history.
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Golden, Harry
Harry Golden is editor of the Carolina Israelite in Charlotte, North Carolina, and the author of Only in America, For ¢24 Plain , and Enjoy, Enjoy .
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Goldfarb, Stephen J.
Stephen J. Goldfarb is on the staff of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Goldman, Eric F.
Eric Frederick Goldman (1916 – 1989) was an American historian and a Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University, He was special advisor to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1963 to 1966, and served as president of the Society of American Historians from 1962 to 1969. Mr. Goldman wrote several books including, The Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson in 1969.
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Goldstein, Ezra
Ezra Goldstein is a writer who grew up in Zanesville.
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Golway, Terry
Terry Golway is an author and historian whose books include Washington's General: Nathanael Green and the Triumph of the American Revolution, The Irish in America, For the Cause of Liberty, and So That Others Might Live. He frequently writes for American Heritage, The Boston Globe, and The New York Times. 
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Goodheart, Adam
—Adam Goodheart, a fellow at the C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland, is at work on a book about the antebellum South.
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Gordon, Dudley C.
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Gordon, John Steele
John Steele Gordon has been a frequent contributor to American Heritage and the Wall Street Journal. He is the author most recently of An Empire of Wealth: The Epic History of American Economic Power (HarperCollins 2004). Gordon's writing concentrates on business and financial history, and his 1999 book, The Great Game: The Emergence of Wall Street as a World Power, 1653-2000,
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Gordon, Dorothy
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Gordon-reed, Annette
Annette Gordon-Reed is the Charles Warren Professor of American Legal History, Professor of History and Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family.
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Gorey, Hays
Hays Gorey is a correspondent with the Washington bureau of Time magazine and is the author of Nader (Grosset & Dunlap, Inc., 1975).
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Gorsline, Douglas
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Goulart, Ron
Ron Goulart is a science fiction novelist and the author of Comic Book Encyclopedia .
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Gould, Stephen Jay
Stephen Jay Gould’s newest book is Leonardo’s Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms (Harmony).
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Gourse, Leslie
Leslie Course, who writes often about jazz, lives in New York City.
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Graebner, William
William Craebner is a professor of history at the State University of New York at Fredonia. His book A History of Retirement was published by Yale University Press in 1980.
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Graff, Henry F.
Professor of history at Columbia University, Dr. Graff is the author of several books and of the article “A Heartbeat Away,” a survey of the Vice Presidency in the August, 1964, issue of AMERICAN HERITAGE .
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Graham, Lloyd
Lloyd Graham of Orchard Park, New York, is the editor of a regional business magazine and the author of several books, among them Niagara Country , a description of the folklore and history of the Niagara frontier.
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Graham,, Frank Jr.
Frank Graham, Jr., lives, in the fishing village of Milbridge, Maine. His latest book, Since Silent Spring , published this month by Houghton Mifflin Company, is an account of events leading up to and following the publication of Rachel Carson’s historic work on the environmental impact of pesticides.
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Granger, Bruce Ingham
Bruce Ingham Granger teaches English at the University of Oklahoma. This article was written under the auspices of the American Philosophical Society, which now possesses the Franklin-Brillon correspondence. The society will publish the letters in their entirety, edited by Dr. Gilbert Chinard, later this year.
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Grant, Ellsworth S.
A former mayor of West Hartford, Connecticut, Ellsworth S. Grant now makes and distributes educational films. His most recent, Resolved to Be Free , was released early this year by the State Bicentennial Commission as the official film showing Connecticut’s role in the Revolution.
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Grant, Frederic Delano Jr.
Geoffrey C. Ward’s book, Before the Trumpet: Young Franklin Roosevelt, 1882–1905 , includes additional material about the Delanos; a paperback edition will be published by Perennial Library this July. Frederic Delano Grant, Jr., is an attorney with the Boston law firm of McCabe/Gordon P.C.
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Grant, Priscilla
Priscilla Grant has a consulting business in Portland and writes for several national magazines.
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Grauer, Neil A.
Neil A. Grauer is a Baltimore-based writer and caricaturist.
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Graves, John
Formerly on the faculty of Texas Christian University, Mr. Graves is now a free-lance writer with special interest in conservation and in local history. The editors are grateful to Donald and Margaret Vogel, the authors of Aunt Clara: The Paintings of Clara McDonald Williamson ( University of Texas Press, 1966) for help
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Gray, Andrew
A grandnephew of Piatt Andrew, Mr. Gray was formerly director of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance in the United States Department of Commerce; he lives in Washington, D.C.
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Grayson, Adm Cary t.
Admiral Cary Travers Grayson (1878 - 1938) was a surgeon in the U.S. Navy who served a variety of roles from personal aide to President Woodrow Wilson to chairman of the American Red Cross. After Grayson was named Navy surgeon for the Presidential yacht in 1907, he became friends with Teddy Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson. He was named the official White House Physician by Wi
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Grayson,, Gary T. Jr.
Gary T. Grayson, Jr., the publisher of Potomac Books, is a son of one of the participants in the 104-mile ride.
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Green, S. Dana
Lieutenant S. Dana Greene served aboard the USS Monitor during the Battle of Hampton Roads, taking command as a 22 year-old when the ship's captain was wounded.
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Griggs, John
John Griggs has been an actor for thirty-five years, with more than a score of Broadway plays to his credit. He has also made numerous appearances on radio and television.
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Griswold, Eric
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Groh, George W.
George W. Groh is a former Milwaukee and Corpus Christi, Texas, newspaperman and free-lance magazine writer now working for MD , a medical newsmagazine in New York City.
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Groh, George
George Groh has written extensively on medical subjects. He is also the author of “Last of the Rebel Raiders,” which appeared in the December, 1958, AMERICAN HERITAGE . For further reading: The Midwest Pioneer , by Madge P
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Grossman, Mary Louise
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Grosvenor, Edwin S.
Edwin S. Grosvenor is the Editor-in-Chief of American Heritage and Invention & Technology Magazines. Mr. Grosvenor is the co-author of 299 Things Everyone Should Know About American History and also co-authored a biography of his great-grandfather, Alexander Graham Bell: The Life and Times of the Inventor of the Telephone, published by
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Guggenheim, Charles
Charles Guggenheim, a three-time Academy Award winner, lives in Washington, D.C.
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Gunther, Robert
The Wealthy 100 was published by Citadel Press in 1996. Michael Klepper is the head of Michael Klepper and Associates in New York City, and Robert Gunther is the head of a communications firm in Kimberton, Pennsylvania.
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Gurewitsch, Edna P.
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Gurney, A. R.
American playwright and novelist A. R. Gurney, Jr. has written dozens of plays including Love Letters, The Cocktail Hour, and The Dining Room. Gurney currently lives in both New York and Connecticut.
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Gusewelle, Charles
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Gusewelle, C. W.
C. W. Gusewelle, whose article “ A Continuity of Place and Blood The Seasons of Man in the Ozarks ” appeared in our December, 1977, issue, is an editor and writer for the Kansas City Star.
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Gutman, Richard J. s.
Richard J. S. Gutman’s American Diner Then and Now , a definitive history to be published by HarperCollins in May 1993, includes a directory of fourteen hundred currently operating diners.
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Gwathmey, Emily
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