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David Rapp has written about history for American Heritage, Technology Review, and Out. He has a degree in film from New York University.

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W. B. Ragsdale was a working reporter for forty-nine years. He is retired now and working on a book on modern political history, much of which he saw in the making.

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Charles W. Ramsdell, Jr. (1909-1973) was the son of noted historian Charles W. Ramsdell and Susanna Griffith Ramsdell. Ramsdell attended the University of Texas and traveled extensively in Mexico before working as a historian for the National Park Service.

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Ramus, Michael is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Willard Sterne Randall, the Distinguished Scholar in History at Champlain College, has written twelve books. More >>

Wife of the late James G. Randall, Ruth Painter Randall was present at the 1947 opening of the Lincoln Papers in Springfield.

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William Peirce Rondel’s account of the General Slocum disaster appeared in the October/November 1979 issue.

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Jim Rasenberger is an author and journalist who specializes in modern American history.

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Dan Rather is a world-renowned journalism and the former managing editor and anchor of “CBS Evening News.”

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Selma Rattner, who has a master’s degree in preservation from Columbia University, is currently working on a biography of the architect James Renwick (1818-95).

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—Diane Ravitch is a Brookings Institution senior fellow, a professor of educational history at New York University, and a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education.

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Rawson, Hugh is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

—Robert Previdi writes about military and political subjects.

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Reed, Samuel P. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Richard Reeves is a writer, columnist, and Senior Lecturer at the Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California.

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William H. Rehnquist (1924-2005) was Chief Justice of the United States and author of All the Laws but One: Civil Liberties in Wartime, published by Alfred A. Knopf.

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—Ruth Reichl is the editor in chief of Gourmet magazine.

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Lester A. Reingold’s article on time capsules appeared in the November 1999 issue.

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—Richard Reinhardt is a San Francisco novelist and social historian.

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Reinke, Claribel is member for American Heritage site since 2016. More >>

M Edwin O. Reischauer is a former U.S. Ambassador to Japan.

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At age 70, Mildred Renaud took a creative-writing class in the adult-education program at the high school in Briarcliff Manor, New York, For class assignments she started writing an account of her childhood in Iowa, Nebraska, and the Dakotas at the beginnin

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Edward J. Renehan, Jr.’s biography of the robber baron Jay Gould will be published by Perseus in 2005.

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Renner, Frederic G. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>
Rentmeester, Lester F. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Andrés Reséndez is a noted Spanish and English author and historian who also serves as a Professor of History at the University of California-Davis.

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Daniel Resneck is an Indiana businessman and a student of American folklore and social history.

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Sidney O. Reynolds, who operates a dude ranch near his birthplace in Cora, Wyoming, first learned about Washakie from his father, who knew the old chief, and later from Washakie’s last-surviving son, Charlie. Mr.

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Mark C. Reynolds is an author, reporter and editorial writer for the Southern Ulster Times, living in New York’s Hudson Valley with his wife Kathen live in the Hudson Valley.

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Gary Reynolds, curator of paintings and sculpture at the Newark Museum, acted as guest curator for the current Wiles exhibition.

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Robert L. Reynolds joined the staff of American Heritage in 1958, starting as an Assistant Editor and by 1963 he was named Managing Editor. More >>

Rhoads, James Berton is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Richard Rhodes is the author or editor of twenty-three books including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won a Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, a National Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award; Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen B

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Richardson, David C. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Edgar P. Richardson has been director of two noted museums, the Detroit Institute of Arts and the H. F. du Pont Winterthur Museum, and is the author of many books on American and European art.

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Donna Richardson, an associate professor of English at St.

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Elinor Richey, author of several books on period architecture, lives in Berkeley, California. This article is adapted from her forthcoming book on noted American women.

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A student at Harvard Law School, Roberts S. Rifkind is the author of a previos article in AMERICAN HETITAGE .

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Mr. Riggan, affiliated with the Great Books Foundation in Chicago, has been a film buff ever since the day he auditioned for M.G.M. as a boy soprano. He didn’t get the role.

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Steven Rinella is a freelance writer living in Missoula, Montana.

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Paul E. Rink was for some years a ship’s engineer and later was employed by the State Department in Panama. He is currently a writer of television documentaries and lives in Monterey, California.

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Carol E. Rinzler, an attorney with the New York law firm of Rembar & Curtis, is a collector of the work of early twentieth-century illustrators.

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John W. Ripley, the publication director of the Shawnee County (Kansas) Historical Society, has been collecting song slides for twenty years.

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