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The author of A Life in Twilight: The Final Years of J. Robert Oppenheimer (St. Martin's, 2008), Mark Wolverton is a frequent contributor to American Heritage's Invention Technology magazine.
Nancy Wood is a renowned New Mexico author/photographer who has published 32 award winning books in the genres of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, children’s and photography. She began her photographic career in 1962 when she met the legendary Roy Stryker, director of the FSA photography project in the 30’s. The FSA employed such photographic giants as Dorothea Lange, Arthur Rothstein, Russell
Everett Wood went on to fly for Pan Am for thirty-one years.
Gordon S. Wood is Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University. He taught at Harvard University and the University of Michigan before joining the faculty at Brown in 1969. He is the author of The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 (1969), which won the Bancroft Prize and the John H. Dunning Prize in 1970, and The Radicalism of the
Randall B. Woods, who has written extensively about American diplomacy and race relations, is a professor of history at the University of Arkansas. Another version of this story appeared recently in American Quarterly .
Arkansas-born C. Vann Woodward (1908-1999), Sterling Professor of History at Yale, is the author of The Burden of Southern History and of Origins of the New South, which won the Bancroft prize. His The Strange Career of Jim Crow, published by the Oxfo
Dr. John Worth is an anthropologist specializing in archaeology and ethnohistory, with a primary research focus on greater Spanish Florida, and an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL. He is the leader of the excavations of two 1559 wrecks in Pensacola harbor from the Tristán de Luna Expedi
Sir Oliver Wright, a career envoy, was asked by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to come out of retirement to serve as the British ambassador in Washington in 1982. He stepped down last summer.
Donald Wright is SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor at the State University of New York College at Cortland. His books include Oral Traditions from the Gambia and African Americans in the Colonial Era: From African Origins Through the American Revolution.
James Wunsch is associate director of the New Jersey Committee of the Regional Plan Association.
Bertram Wyatt-Brown is a professor of history at the University of Florida and a fellow at the National Humanities Center. One of his books, Southern Honor: Ethics and Behavior in the Old South , was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.
Andrew Wyeth’s reminiscence of his father is excerpted from An American Vision: Three Generations of Wyeth Art , to be published soon by New York Graphic Society Books/Little, Brown. The book will appear in conjunction with a traveling exhibition of the art of the Wyeth family that opened in Russia and comes to the Co
A novelist, Oswald Wynd lives in Scotland.