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Daniel Aaron is a Victor S. Thomas Professor of English and American Literature, Emeritus of English at Harvard University and a founder of the Library of America.He received his B.A. in 1933 from the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D.

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Bill Abbott
Westport, Conn.

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This article is excerpted from a book about historic Charleston houses by Shirley Abbott and the staff of Rebus, Inc., which will publish the volume later this year.

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Elie Abel (October 17, 1920 – July 22, 2004) wrote extensively on communism, politics, and history during his six decades as a journalist.

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Edward Abrahams, who lives in Washington, D.C., is the author of The Lyrical Left: Randolph Bourne, Alfred Stieglitz, and the Origins of Cultural Radicalism in America , which was published last year by the University Press of Virg

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—Ellen Abrams is writing a novel loosely about the Dionne quintuplets.

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Dean Acheson (1893-1971) was an attorney and statesman who served as Secretary of State from 1949 to 1953 under President Harry Truman.

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Stephen J. Ackerman is a freelance writer and a collector of American political memorabilia.

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Scarritt Adams retired from the U.S. Navy as a Captain in 1960 after thirty years of distinguished service and subsequently was a lecturer in American history for the University of Maryland.

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Henry Adams is a Professor of American Art at Case Western Reserve University.

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Dick Adler lives in Los Angeles; he is a writer and editor for magazines and television.

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Aiken, George D. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>
Aitken, Jonathan is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>
Akin, Wallace E. is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>


Daniel Akst, a writer in Los Angeles, is the author of St. Burl’s Obituary , a novel (Harvest Books, 1997).

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

Dr. Alexander, who is chief of the Map Division of The New York Public Library, has particular interest in the cartography of the Age of Discovery.

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Alexander, Jules is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Frederick E. Allen is the Leadership Editor of Forbes.com.  He was a long-time editor of American Heritage, and the Editor of Invention & Technology from 1984 to 2007. 

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Ralph Gilmore Allen (1934–2004) was an American producer, director, writer, lyricist, and professor.

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Gerald Allen is an architect and the author of Architectural Drawing: The Art and Process with Richard Oliver (Whitney Library of Design).

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Frederick Allen is a former CNN commentator and the author of Secret Formula: A History of the Coca-Cola Company .

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Gay Wilson Allen is the author of the 1981 Ralph Waldo Emerson , a Biography.

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Leslie Allen is independent writer and editor living in the Washington, D.C.

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Born in 1922, Oliver E. Allen was a Harvard graduate and a long-time editor and director of Time-Life Books.

 

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Patrick Allitt is the Cahoon Family Professor of American History at Emory University, specializing in political, religious, and intellectual history.

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Glenn C. Altschuler is the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies at Cornell and the author of All Shook Up: How Rock ’n’ Roll Changed America .

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AlyxAlyx, SamSam is member for American Heritage site since 2016. More >>

Stephen E. Ambrose (1936-2002) was a historian and professor who wrote on military history, presidential history, and American expansion and foreign policy.

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Cleveland Amory (1917 – 1998) was a prominent author and animal-rights activist.

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—Kurt Andersen writes for The New Yorker , where his column, “The Culture Industry,” appears biweekly.

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Fred Andersen’s account of the making of the famous musical Yankee Doodle Dandy appeared in the July/August 1997 issue.

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Fred Anderson is an author and historian who has published many books on early modern colonial and military history.

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Ross C. Anderson is chief curator of the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse, New York.

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Peter Andrews is a contributing editor to American Heritage ; his story of how the U.S.

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Ralph Andrist was a former editor in the Book Division of the American Heritage Publishing Company. He graduated with Magna Cum Laude with a major in journalism from University of Minnesota in 1935.

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After leaving his father’s grocery store, Paul McClelland Angle went on to Ohio’s Miami University, and subsequently became one of the nation’s foremost scholars of Abraham Lincoln and his times.

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Carl Sferrazza Anthony is an author who has written a dozen books on political families and wives, including America's First Families: 200 Years of Private Life in the White House, and Heads of State:

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Harvey Ardman, the author of several books, is writing a definitive history of the Normandie to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of her launching.

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Armaleo, Maia is member for American Heritage site since 2011. More >>

Doug Armstrong
Reference librarian
John Abbott College
Montreal, Canada

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A retired Foreign Service officer, Oscar V. Armstrong was born in China and specialized in Chinese affairs during his career.

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From 1938 to 1943 Thurman Arnold was an assistant U.S. Attorney General in charge of antitrust matters, and subsequently served as an associate justice of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

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Paul Aron is director of publications for The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Previously, he was a reporter at The Virginia Gazette and executive editor at Simon and Schuster. He is the author of, among other books, We Hold These Truths . .

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Aaron Asher (1929-2008) was one of the prominent literary editors during the 20th century, editing works by Saul Bellow, Philip Roth, Arthur Miller, and President Lyndon B. Johnson. Born in East Prussia, Asher immigrated to the United States in the 1930s.

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