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Preston Russell, a pathologist in Savannah, Georgia, is completing a book about the personal relationship between Lafayette and Washington.
In 1866 a remarkable book appeared, The Atlantic Telegraph , by William Howard Russell, one of the most eminent newspaper correspondents of his day. He had covered both the Crimean War and the American Civil War for the London Times , and he was the only reporter on board the
For over twenty years, Gus Russo has been an investigative reporter, author of six non-fiction books, and writer and/or producer of many national and international documentaries for major networks. His books have received Book of the Month Club and History Book Club Featured Selections, three have been optioned for films, and one, The Outfit was a Pulitzer nominee. His October 2008 book,
Darrett B. Rutman, assistant professor of Early American History at the University of Minnesota, is currently at work on a book about Boston during John Winthrop’s lifetime. For further reading: The Puritan Dilemma: The Story of John Winthrop , by Edmund S. Morgan (Little, Brown, 1958).
John M. Ryan was captured while he was a messenger for Company G, 334th Regiment, 84th Division, in the battle for the Siegfried Line. Today he lives in North Carolina.
The historian Richard C. Ryder was a consultant to the Academy of Natural Sciences on its new Dinosaur Hall.