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A newswriter for a Detroit television station, Wm. B. Decker has written extensively on photographic history.

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Baida, Peter is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Kendall Bailes of Merriam, Kansas, is a sophomore at Dartmouth College.

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Professor Bailey has written such books as Woodrow Wilson and the Lost Peace, Woodrow Wilson and the Great Betrayal, A Diplomatic History of the American People , and the recently pu

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Beth Bailey is a social/cultural historian and professor at Temple University.

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This article is adapted from Bernard Bailyn’s forthcoming Voyagers to the West , which will be published by Alfred A. Knopf in the fall. Dr.

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David Haward Bain is the author of Sitting in Darkness , about Philippine-American relations, which was published last year by Houqhton-Mifflin.

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Baird, Logan is member for American Heritage site since 2016. More >>

A frequent contributor to AMERICAN HERITAGE , Liva Baker is the author of “With All Deliberate Speed,” dealing with the Supreme Court desegregation laws (February, 1973), and “The Bu

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Russell Baker is an American writer best known for his satirical commentary and comedic prose.

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Jean H. Baker, author of Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography (W. W.

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James Wesley Baker, a free-lance writer from Eastover, S. C., specializes in the colonial and Revolutionär): history of the South.

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Kevin Baker is an author and journalist whose work frequently covers American history, culture, and sports.

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Baker, Carlos is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>


Wallace C. Baker of Massapequa Park, New York, is publications editor for a Long Island manufacturing concern.

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An Annapolis graduate, Mr. Baldwin began his newspaper career in 1928 with the Baltimore Sun. He joined the New York Times a year later and soon began specializing in military and naval affairs.

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Scott Banks, a lifelong Alaskan, makes his home in Anchorage.

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Al Barkow, a former editor of Golf magazine , is the author of Golf’s Golden Grind and The Golden Era of Golf .

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Michael Barkun is a professor in the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. His most recent book is A Culture of Conspiracy , published by the University of California Press.

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Dr. Joseph W. Barnes is city historian of Rochester, New ‘York.

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Eric W. Barnes (1907-1962) was a former director of the Institute for American Studies at the Free University of Berlin from 1953 to 1957. Barnes returned to the U.S.

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Lincoln Barnett (1909–1979) was an author and editor, most notably at Life Magazine for many years, and is best known for works explaining the world of science to laymen.

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Barnum, Phineas T. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>
Barol, Bill is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Allen Barra is a sports journalist who writes regularly for The Wall Street Journal. He formerly served as an editor for American Heritage, where he wrote about 20th century sports and popular culture.

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Wayne Barrett, who formerly worked at the National Geographic, is now a free-lance writer, based in the Washington area.

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Mr. Barsness, who teaches English at the University of Montana, is a Western-history enthusiast who has written several books on the West. This article is excerpted from a book he is now writing on the buffalo.

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The author, a graduate of Stanford Law School, is a partner in the New York firm of Gaston Snow Beekman & Bogue.

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COPYRIGHT © 1977 BY LUIGI BARZINI

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“fa Jacques Barzun, a scholar, teacher, and author, is past president of the National Institute of Art$ and Letters.

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Basinger, Jeanine is member for American Heritage site since 2014. More >>


—Jeanine D. Basinger, a professor of film history at Wesleyan, is the author of Silent Stars .

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Mr. Bassett is a former president of the Sperry Gyroscope Company and a trustee of the New York Stale Historical Association. He makes his home in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

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Hamilton Basso, though a steady New Yorker contributor and Connecticut resident, is a native o/ Louisiana.

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Stephen Bates is a professor at the Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Dan Baum, previously a staff writer for The Wall Street Journal and The New Yorker, is the author of Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans and Smoke and Mirrors: The Wa

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Beale, Howard is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Carleton Beals is the author of over 25 books, and is well-known as a lecturer in this country.

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Susan S. Bean is Chief Curator of the Peabody Museum of Salem, Massachusetts, where the ice-trade cup has found a permanent home.

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Beebe, Lucius is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Robert L. Beisner, associate professor of history at American University, is the author of Twelve Against Empire (McGraw-Hill, 1968), the story of the anti-imperialists of 1898-1900.

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Patricia W. Belding, a free-lance writer and librarian, lives in Barre.

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Bob Boze Bell is executive editor of True West magazine .

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Benchley, Robert is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>


Nathaniel Benchley (1915 – 1981), was an American author and longtime summer resident of Nantucket. Benchley wrote many children's/juvenile books and his

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