Randall B. Woods

Randall B. Woods's picture


Randall B. Woods, who has written extensively about American diplomacy and race relations, is a professor of history at the University of Arkansas. Another version of this story appeared recently in American Quarterly .

Articles by this Contributor

October/november 1981

American citizens held hostage by nationalist terrorists in a distant land. An aroused public calls for action. A cautious President seeks to avert violence. In 1901.