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William W. Wade is at present deputy director of the Voice of America’s Munich Program Center. He is a former foreign correspondent and associate editor of Foreign Policy Association publications.

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Richard Clement Wade (1921 – 2008) was an American urban studies professor and an advisor to many Democratic politicians and candidates, including Robert F. Kennedy. His unique approach to social science studies put an emphasis on cities.

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Wahlgren, Erik is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Terry Waldo is a jazz and ragtime pianist and the author of This Is Ragtime (Da Capo Press).

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Charles J. Errico is a professor of history at Northern Virginia Community College; J. Samuel Walker is the historian for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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John Walker, author and critic, was formerly the director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

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Walkins, T. H. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Paul A. W. Wallace, editor of Pennsylvania History , is author of several books on Indian and Colonial history. Inset drawings are by Ray Fadden, present-day Mohawk.

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Carol McD. Wallace is a free-lance writer based in New York.

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Walston, Patrick is member for American Heritage site since 2016. More >>

John Walton teaches in the education department of Johns Hopkins University and is the author of John Filson of Kentucke , to be published this year by the University of Kentucky Pre

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Nathan Ward is an author and journalist who served as an editor at American Heritage. In 2010 Ward published Dark Harbor: The War for the New York Waterfront. Ward frequently writes for The New York Times, and he lives in Brooklyn.

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A former editor of AMERICAN HERITAGE, Geoffrey Ward is an author and screenwriter of various documentaries on American history. He wrote the television mini-series The Civil War with Ken Burns and has collaborated with Burns on every documentary he

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Ward, Geoffrey is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>
Warinner, Emily V. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>
Warner, Oliver is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Elaine Warner is a writer living in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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Washburn, Wilcomb E. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

The author of dozens of works for stage and screen, Dale Wasserman (1914-2008) is perhaps best known for Man of La Mancha, his Tony-winning bo

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Watkins, T.h. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

One of the foremost chroniclers of the American West, T. H.

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Bruce Watson, best known for his critically-acclaimed works Freedom Summer, Sacco and Vanzetti: The Men, The Murders, and The Judgment of Mankind, and Bread and Roses, lives in Western Massachusetts.

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John S. Watterson is writing a book on early reform movements in football.

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Jack Waugh is a free-lance writer who lives in Elkins, Virginia, not far from the Canaan Valley.

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Weaver, Amy E. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

James R. Webb was an American writer who won an Academy Award in 1963 for How the West Was Won. Webb was born in Denver, Colorado, and graduated from Stanford University in 1930.

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The late Jeanne Curtis Webber was for many years a researcher for Fortune magazine, specializing in financial subjects.

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Mr. Webster is Curator of History and Art at the Roberson Memorial Center in Binghamton, New York. This is his second appearance in AMERICAN HERITAGE .

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Wecter, Dixon is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Hensleigh C. Wedgwood retired in 1958 from the world-famous pottery that was founded in 1959 by his great-great-great-great grandfather, who sent Thomas Griffiths to America. Mr.

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James Powell Weeks, Ph.D., was a writer, researcher, editor, and archivist who served as a fellow at the papers of the Abraham Lincoln Project, Springfield, IL, and then as editor of the "Civil War Times." Over the years, he wrote many articles for publica

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Christopher Weeks, an architectural and garden historian, serves on the Board of Trustees of the Baltimore Museum of Art.

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A professor of English at the University of Michigan, Robert P. Weeks has a summer home on Beaver Island and has made research on the Strang settlement a vacation hobby.

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Weems, John Edward is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Mr. Weems is a member of the English department at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

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Wefer, Marion is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

—Caspar W. Weinberger, who was Secretary of Defense from 1981 to 1987, is the chairman of Forbes Inc.

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Stanley Weintraub, Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Arts and Humanities at Pennsylvania State University, is the author of Long Day’s Journey Into War: December 7, 1941 ;

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Dr. Weir, who teaches history at the University of South Carolina, is currently working on a book about the American Revolution in that state.

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Barbara Weisberg is the author of Talking to the Dead: Kate and Maggie Fox and the Rise of Spiritualism, a nonfiction account of the lives of the two charismatic young progenitors of modern Spiritualism in the 19th century.

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Bernard A. Weisberger, distinguished former history professor of Wayne State University and the Universities of Chicago and Rochester, was the associate editor of American Heritage from 1970 to 1972.

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

Arnold Welles is a great-great-grandson of Samuel Slater.

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Peter Welsh is a curator at the Smithsonian Institution. He has just completed a book on the trotter in America.

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