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Haefele, Fred
Fred Haefele is an essayist and writer who published his award-winning motorcycle memoir, Rebuilding the Indian, in 1998. Haefele has been published in Outside, Wired, Newsday, and The New York Times. He has also taught creative writing at the University of Montana and Stanford University.
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Hagerman, Edward
Stephen W. Sears is the author of George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon . His article on Antietam appeared in the April 1989 issue.
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Haggerty, Rosanne
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Hahn, Emily
Emily Hahn (1905-1997) was an American journalist and author. Called "a forgotten American literary treasure" by The New Yorker magazine, she was the author of 52 books and more than 180 articles and stories. Ms. Hahn smoked large cigars, drank with gusto and maintained a chaotic love life across several continents.
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Haines, Francis
Dr. Haines, a well-known authority on the Nez Percé Indians, teaches social science at Oregon College of Education. His most recent book is Appaloosa: The Spotted Horse in Art and History (University of Texas, 1963). For further reading: The Indian and the Horse
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Haizlip, Shirlee Taylor
Shirlee Taylor Haizlip is currently working on a sequel to The Sweeter the Juice , which is now in paperback from Touchstone.
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Halberstam, David
David Halberstam’s books include The Best and the Brightest , The Powers That Be , and The Reckoning . This article is excerpted from The Fifties , which will be published by Villard Books, a division of Random House,
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Hale, William Harlan
William Harlan Hale is managing editor of HORIZON . His last contribution to AMERICAN HERITAGE was “When the Red Storm Broke,” in the February, 1961, issue. For further reading: Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin , by Herbert Feis
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Hale, Judson
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Hale, sr., Judson D.
Judson D. Hale, Sr., is the editor in chief of Yankee magazine and The Old Farmer’s Almanac .
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Haley, James L.
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Hall, Ben M.
Ben M. Hall—who claims to have had one head in the clouds since he spotted the first alto-cumulus on the ceiling of the Fox Theater in Atlanta at an impressionable age—is author of the forthcoming history of the movie palace, The Best Remaining Seats , to be published by Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.
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Hall, Oakley
Oakley Hall is a writer and teacher living in California. Several of his novels with Western settings, including Warlock , have been made into films.
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Hall, Bruce Edward
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Hall, Robert A.
Robert A. Hall Massachusetts Senate, 1973-82 Madison, Wis.
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Halliday, E. M.
E.M. Halliday (1913-2003) was a longtime senior editor of American Heritage, is the author of Understanding Thomas Jefferson; When Hell Froze Over, an account of the Allied invasion of Soviet Russia in 1918-19, and a memoir of the poet John Berryman. He has also wrote a number of articles for The New Yorker. Photo courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers.
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Halliday, Mark
Mark Halliday is a student at Brown University. For further reading: John Paul Jones: A Sailor’s Biography , by Samuel Eliot Morison (Little, Brown, 1959); John Paul Jones, Fighter for Freedom and Glory , by Lincoln Lorenz (United States Naval Institute, 1943
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Halstead, Murat
© 1960 BY THE LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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Hamilton, William B.
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Hammond, Bray
Bray Hammond (1886-1968) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and assistant secretary of Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System between the years of 1944 and 1950. He was the author of Sovereignty and an Empty Purse: Banks and Politics in the Civil War and Banks and Politics in America from the Revolution to the Civil War, for which Hammond won the Pulitzer Prize for
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Handel, William Peirce
William Peirce Randel is the author of numerous books, including The Ku Klux Klan: A Century of Infamy (Chilian, 1965) and, more recently, The Evolution of American Taste (Crown, 1978).
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Handlin, Oscar
Copyright, 1954, 1955, by Oscar Handlin. A professor of history at Harvard University, Oscar Handlin is the author of a number of books. In 1952 he won the Pulitzer Prize with The Uprooted , a study of immigration in the Nineteenth Century. The foregoing article is a chapter from his most recen
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Hanke, Lewis
This article is based upon an address given by the author as one of the Lilly Endowment Lectures of the Program for Christian Culture at St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana. Dr. Hanke, former Director of the Hispanic Foundation in the Library of Congress, is professor of Latin American history at Columbia University. His
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Hanser, Richard
Richard Hanser is the writer for the National Broadcasting Company’s award-winning documentary television series, Project 20 . Among his best-remembered scripts have been “Meet Mr. Lincoln,” “Mark Twain’s America,” “Meet George Washington,” and, recently, “The West of Charles Russell.”
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Hanson, Victor Davis
Victor Davis Hanson is the author, most recently, of Culture and Carnage: Landmark Battles in the Rise of-Western Power ; his essay on America in Vietnam appeared in the May 2001 issue.
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Hapgood, David
David Hapgood, a former journalist for the New York Times , is the author of seven books, most recently The Screwing of the Average Man (1974) and The Average Man Fights Back (1977).
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Harding, Walter
Walter Hording is secretary of the Thoreau Society. He recently co-edited Henry David Thoreau: Studies and Commentaries (1972).
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Hargreaves, Reginald
Major Hargreaves is a retired British army officer, a graduate of Cheltenham, and the author of a number of books of history. He lives at Wootton St. Lawrence in Hampshire.
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Harlow, Alvin
Alvin Harlow has written extensively on transportation and social history. Among his books are Steelways of Old New England , Old Bowery Days and Weep No More, My Lady .
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Harmetz, Aljean
Aljean Harmetz’s many books about the movies include The Making of Casablanca: Bogart, Bergman, and World War II .
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Harnack, Curtis
The unique Miss Flock is one of the memories of growing up in Iowa that Mr. Harnack describes m his new book, We Have All Gone Away , to be published by Doubleday & Co. in March. COPYRIGHT & 1973 BY CURTIS HARNACK
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Harrigan, Anthony
Anthony Harrigan is editorial writer for The Charleston News and Courier and a free-lance contributor to scholarly quarterlies and national magazines. His great-great-great-great-uncle, Richard Hutson, was the first Intendant (mayor) of Charleston after its incorporation in 1783.
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Harriman, Pamela C.
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Harris, Sherwood
Sherwood Harns is with the International General Books division of the Reader’s Digest . A former Navy carrier pilot who still gets aloft occasionally, he wrote an article called “Coast to Coast in 12 Crashes” for our October, 1964, issue that became the germ of the book from which the foregoing excerpt has been t
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Harris, Leon
Leon Harris, a free-lance writer who frequently covers historical topics, is currently at work on a book about American Jewish department store families and their influence on American society.
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Harris, Neil
Neil Harris is Professor of History at the University of Chicago.
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Hart, James D.
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Hartman, Kent
Kent Hartman is a marketing and merchandising consultant for the music industry and has taught marketing and entrepreneurship at Oregon State University and Portland State University. He hosts a weekly radio show, "Inside Oregon Business", and also works as a freelance writer.
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Hartwell, Dickson
Dickson Hartwell first learned to admire the jeep while serving as an air Force lieutenant colonel in the Pacific. He is the author of a book, Dogs Against Darkness , and of many articles for general magazines.
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Harwood, Michael
Michael Harwood is a naturalist, historian, and free-lance writer who lives in Connecticut. He has written on matters as diverse as birds and past Vice Presidents.
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Haskell, Frank Aretas
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Hatch, Thom
Thom Hatch is an award-winning author and biographer of Native American and American military history. His recently completed Osceola and the Great Seminole War: A Struggle for Freedom and Justice, was released by St. Martin's Press.
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Haverstock, Mary Sayre
Mrs. Haverstock, a free-lance writer on art, has just completed a biography of the painter George Catlin for young readers. It will be published next year.
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Havighurst, Walter
Walter Havighurst got his able seaman’s papers working on Great Lakes boats and wrote The Long Ships Passing about them. He is a professor at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
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Hawkins, Laurence Ashley
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Haydcn, Jay G.
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Hayden, Jay G.
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Hazelton, Jean Hanvey
Mrs. Hazelton has published essays, articles, and a children’s play on historical subjects. Quotations from Jefferson’s Day Book are reproduced by permission of the Huntington Library, San Marino, California.
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Hazleton, Lesley
—Lesley Hazleton, an automotive columnist for the Detroit Free Press , is the author of Driving to Detroit: An Automotive Odyssey .
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Head, Timothy
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Heap, Timothy
Gavan Daws is at work on a history of Honolulu which will be his doctoral dissertation at the University of Hawaii. Timothy Head is a research fellow with the East-West Center of the same institution.
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Heat-moon, William Least
— William Least Heat-Moon’s book Columbus in the Americas was published this summer.
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Hedges, William S.
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Heilbron, Bertha L.
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Heilbroner, Robert L.
Dr. Robert L. Heilbroner is the author of The Worldly Philosophers, The Future as History , and The Great Ascent . For further reading: God’s Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times , by John T. Flynn (Harcourt, Brace, 19
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Col. Heinl, Robert Debs Jr.
A native of Washington, D.C., and a fire buff of long standing, Colonel HeM witnessed the fire at the White House in 1929, when he was thirteen years old. After twenty-seven years in the Marine Corps, he retired in 1964 to become an author and lecturer and is currently defense correspondent of the Detroit News . Colonel
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Heinzman, George M.
George M. Heinzman came across the personal accounts of the participants in the Battle of Beecher Island while doing research for his historical novel, Only the Earth and the Mountains , which was published by Macmillan in 1964. For further reading: The Long Death, by Ralph K. Andrist (Macmill
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Heller, Francis H.
Robert Ferrell’s Harry S. Truman: A Life was published last year by the University of Missouri Press.
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Hellman, Geoffrey T.
Geoffrey Hellman is well known to readers of The New Yorker, where his “profiles” and satirical pieces have appeared frequently for many years. He lives in New York City.
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Helms, Jesse
Jesse Helms, a Republican from North Carolina, is chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. This essay is adapted from an address given at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s recent dinner honoring the committee.
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Helprin, Mark
Mark Helprin’s novels include A Soldier of the Great War, Winter’s Tale , and Memoir From Antproof Case .
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Hemming, Charles C.
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Henry, Laurin L.
Mr. Henry is a professor of government and foreign affairs at the University of Virginia. He has been a consultant to various agencies of the federal government, and is the author of Presidential Transitions , published in 1960.
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Heppenheimer, T. A.
Tom Heppenheimer, an associate fellow at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, is a free-lance writer. Dr. Heppenheimer received his Ph.D in aerospace engineering from the University of Michigan and his books include Countdown: A History of Space Flight (Wiley 1997).
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Herbes-sommers, Christine
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Herman, Michele
Michele Herman is a New York freelancer who writes often about design.
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Herman, Paul
—Paul Berman is the author of A Tale of Two Utopias: The Political Journey of the Generation of 1968 .
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Herrin, Lamar
Lamar Herrin teaches English at Cornell; The Unwritten Chronicles of Robert E. Lee was published last year by St. Martin’s Press.
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Hess, Stephen
Mr. Hess, a free-lance writer, is the author of America’s Political Dynasties: From Adams to Kennedy , recently published by Doubleday. He wrote the article on William Howard Taft in the October, 1966, AMERICAN HERITAGE .
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Heyman, Ken
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Hicks, Clifford B.
Mr. Hicks, an editor of Popular Mechanics , lives in Elmhurst, Illinois. He is the author of several juveniles, including Alvin’s Secret Code (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963). 97
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Higginbotham, Don
Don Higginbotham is chairman of the history department at the University of North Carolina. His essay on Vietnam and the Revolution appeared in the October/November 1981 issue.
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Higgs, David
David Higgs is a photographer and journalist living in England.
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Highwater, Jamake
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Hill, Frank Ernest
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Hill, Ralph Nading
Ralph Nading Hill is a native Vermonter, a trustee of the Shelburne Museum, an editor of the state magazine Vermont Life , and author of Contrary Country, The Winooski (one of the Rivers of America series) and Sidewheeler Saga . But his greatest job, he
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Hillenbrand, Laura
Laura Hillenbrand is an American author best known for her first book, Seabiscuit: An American Legend, released in 2001. She won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award for Seabiscuit, and its popularity led to its adaptation into the Academy Award-nominated film. In 2010 Hillenbrand finished her second book, Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, a
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Hinckley, Anita W.
Anita W. Hinckley has lived in Rhode Island for eighty years, and with a wry Yankee wit remembers almost every minute of them. This is her first appearance in a national magazine.
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Hindle, Brooke
The author is senior historian at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. His most recent book is Emulation and Invention , published last year by New York University Press.
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Hine, Robert V.
Robert V. Hine is a professor of history at the University of California at Riverside. This article is based on his book, Bartlett’s West , to be published shortly by the Yale University Press. The bulk of the art that came out of the border survey—both Bartlett’s efforts and those of the men he commissioned—has
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Hine, Thomas
Thomas Hine is a writer on history, culture and design. He is the author of five books, including The Rise and Fall of the American Teenager. He contributes frequently to magazines, including The Magazine Antiques, Philadelphia Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Martha Stewart Living, Architectural Record and others. For several years, he was a senior
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Hintz, Martin
Martin Hintz has written more than 80 books, along with dozens of magazine and newspaper articles about his home city of Milwaukee.
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Hirschl, Jessie Heckman
Jessie Heckman Hirschl has reviewed books and contributed light verse to magazines. For the past ten years she has made a research hobby of collecting material on “the greatest of all fairs,” which in her view differed from every other that preceded or followed it. For further reading: Fabulous Ch
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Hitz, Frederick P.
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Hoagland, Edward
This essay on Thoreau will be the introduction to The Maine Woods , a reprint of the Thoreau classic in a new nature series to be published in September by Penguin. The essay will also be included in an anthology of Mr. Hoagland’s writings to be issued this fall by Summit Books. Mr. Hoagland’s last contribution to Am
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Hochswender, Woody
—Woody Hochswender, a former style reporter for The New York Times and columnist for Harper’s Bazaar , is the author of Men’s Wardrobe .
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Hodgson, Moira
—Moira Hodgson is food critic for The New York Observer .
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Hoey, Edwin A.
Mr. Hoey, whom we are pleased to welcome to our pages, is senior editor of Read magazine, a periodical used in junior high schools; he lives in Middletown, Connecticut. The many sources for his article included two books by William S. Thomas: Members of the Society of the Cincinnati (
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Hoey, Edwin
Edwin A. Hoey, who lives in Middletown, Connecticut, is managing editor of secondary English publications at Xerox Education Publications.
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Hoffecker, Lilian Takahashi
Lilian Takahashi Hoffecker, a writer and anthropology teacher, lives in Colorado.
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Hofstadter, Richard
Richard Hofstadter (1916-1970), was the DeWitt Clinton Professor of American History at Columbia University. Hofstadter won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 1956 for The Age of Reform, and in 1964 for the cultural history Anti-Intellectualism in American Life.
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Hofstadter, Beatrice K.
Historian Beatrice K. Hof stadter has recently revised Volume HI of Great Issues in American History , which she wrote with her late husband, Richard Hofstadter, in 1958.
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Hogan, Donald W.
Donald W. Hogan is assistant city editor of the New York Herald Tribune . A free-lance writer whose major interest is American history, he has contributed articles to several national magazines.
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Holbrook, Stewart
Stewart Holbrook is a native Vermonter transplanted to Oregon. A magazine contributor and author of many books, he last wrote The Age of the Moguls , a recent best-seller.
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Holbrook, Stewart H.
Stewart H. Holbrook of Portland, Oregon, has contributed a number of articles to AMERICAN HERITAGE , including “Daylight in the Swamp” (October, 1958) and “The Paintings of Mr. Otis” (April, 1959). His latest book, The Golden Age of Quackery , was published in 1959 by Macmillan.
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Holch, Arthur
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Holland, Max
Max Holland is writing a history of the Warren Commission to be published next year by Basic Books.
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Hollander, Anne
Anne Hollander, an art historian, is the author of Seeing through Clothes (Viking Penguin). Her new book, Moving Pictures , will be published by Knopf in the spring.
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Hollon, W. Eugene
A native Texan and specialist in southwestern history, W. Eugene Hollon is a professor at the University of Oklahoma. He has written biographies of Zebulon Pike and Randolph Marcy.
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Holway, John
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