Willard Sterne Randall

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Willard Sterne Randall, the Distinguished Scholar in History at Champlain College, has written twelve books. Between his careers as an author and investigative journalist, Randall received the National Magazine Award for Public Service from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, the Hillman Prize, the Loeb Award and three Pulitzer Prize nominations.

Articles by this Contributor

September/October 1990

To the end of his life America’s most infamous traitor believed he was the hero of the Revolution

July/august 1996

ON IT HE GAVE THE NEW nation a new industry, wrote a protoguide to New England inns and taverns, (probably) did some secret politicking, discovered a town that lived up to his hopes for a democratic society, scrutinized everything from rattlesnakes to rum manufacture—and, in the process, pretty much invented the summer vacation itself

Spring 2009

The journeys 400 years ago of a French and Dutch explorer would forever alter the history of North America

Fall 2011

A new look at a famous Revolutionary figure questions whether history’s long-standing judgment is accurate