E. M. Halliday

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E.M. Halliday (1913-2003) was a longtime senior editor of American Heritage, is the author of Understanding Thomas Jefferson; When Hell Froze Over, an account of the Allied invasion of Soviet Russia in 1918-19, and a memoir of the poet John Berryman. He has also wrote a number of articles for The New Yorker.

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Articles by this Contributor

August 1960

Twice in one generation we kept Russia from starving; the Kremlin plays it down, but the people we fed remember—and history will not forget

December 1961

Connecticut-born John Ledyard became the first American to see Alaska and Hawaii. Years before Lewis and Clark, he planned to cross the North American continent—from west to east

August 1962

The great public buildings of a restless genius helped shape the face of his adopted country, and his journals, letters, and sketches brilliantly caught the spirit of the young nation

October 1963

Jefferson and Madison led a revolutionary fight for complete separation of church and state. Their reasons probed the basic relation between religion and democracy

June 1966

It took five thousand American troopers a year and a half to run down the great Apache raider and his lethal band. They did it by tough persistence and skill—or was it guile?

December 1970

They had no chair lifts, and they called their skis snowshoes, but they were the fastest men alive

June 1971

Introduced not quite a century ago under a name born for oblivion, the game itself promises to last forever