Bernard A. Weisberger

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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. He recently authored When Chicago Ruled Baseball: The Cubs-White Sox World Series of 1906 (William Morrow 2006), and has also written Reporters for the Union, a study of Civil War newspapermen.

Articles by this Contributor

April/may 1981

AN INTERVIEW WITH C. VANN WOODWARD

June/july 1981

AN INTERVIEW WITH DAVID McCULLOUGH

April/may 1982

An Interview With Theodore H. White

October/november 1984

A disease that no one understood laid waste a major American city. Five thousand died in two months, and Memphis was never the same again.

February/March 1987

If the historians themselves are no longer interested in defining the structure of the American past, how can the citizenry understand its heritage? The author examines the disrepair in which the professors have left their subject.

November 1987

While New York families were spending fortunes inherited from fathers and grandfathers, the Chicago rich had to start from scratch, both making and lavishly spending money within one generation

February 1989