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Richard W. Kaeuper is a professor of history at the University of Rochester, He wishes to acknowledge the use of the Carr letters at the Department of Rare Books of Rochester, and to thank their donor, Edward

Kaeuper, Richard W.

Roger Kahn is a noted author who writes primarily about sports. His 1972 memoir, The Boys of Summer, became a national best-seller and is widely considered one of the best sports books ever written, as he

Kahn, Roger
Kaltenborn, H. V. is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Kaltenborn, H. V.

JANE KAMENSKY is Professor of History at Harvard University and Pforzheimer Foundation Director of the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. She

Kamensky, Jane
Kaneko, Hisakazu is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Kaneko, Hisakazu

This article is adapted from The Wizards of Armageddon , to be published by Simon and Schuster in June.

Kaplan, Fred

Justin Kaplan is the author of Mr. Clemens and Mark Twain , which received both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award; Walt Whitman: A Life ; and other books. He is now at work on a nonfiction

Kaplan, Justin

Stanley Karnow was an American journalist and historian. He covered Asia from 1959 until 1974 for Time, Life, the Saturday Evening Post, the London Observer, the Washington Post, and NBC News. Mr. Karnow was

Karnow, Stanley

Walter Karp (1934-1989), was a long-time contributor to American Heritage. A journalist and historian, Karp wrote on the Founding Fathers, the Western movement, and the American political movements. His most

Karp, Walter

Walter Karp wrote about his political convictions in three books: Indispensable Enemies: The Politics of Misrule in America (Saturday Review Press, 1973); The Politics of War: The Story of Two Wars Which

Karp, Jane

Garry Kasparov is a Russian political activist, chess grandmaster, and current chairman of the Human Rights Foundation. He

Kasparov, Garry

Joseph Kastner is the author of A Species of Eternity , a book about American naturalists that was nominated for the National Book Award in history. A former editor of Life , Kastner here appears in our

Kastner, Joseph

Judith Katten is a lawyer living in Los Angeles. She and her husband, Steven, own the Madalena posters.

Katten, Judith

Harry Katz worked as Curator of Popular & Applied Graphic Art and Head Curator in the Prints and Photographs Division at the Library of Congress from 1991–2004 before focusing on writing. In 2009 he edited

Katz, Harry

Ormonde de Kay’s study of Luks’s colleague Everett Shinn appeared in the December 1985 issue.

Kay, Ormonde De

Ormonde de Kay, Jr., formerly an editor of HORIZON , is now a free-lance writer. He reports that personally he favors standard men’s clothing and has completely unextraordinary ears.

Kay,, Ormonde De

Harvey J. Kaye is the Ben and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Social Change and Development at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, also serving as the Director of the Center for History and Social Change. Kaye

Kaye, Harvey J.

Alfred Kazin (1915–1998) was an author and literary critic who often wrote on the immigrant experience in early twentieth century America.  Philip Roth called him “America’s best reader of American literature

Kazin, Alfred

John Keats is a free-lance writer whose many books include Whatever Happened to Mom’s Apple Pie and You Might as Well Live: A Biography of Dorothy Parker .

Keats, John

This essay has been adapted from John Keegan’s most recent book, Fields of Battle: The Wars for North America , to be published this spring by Knopf.

Keegan, John

David Neal Keller, a freelance writer and former independent documentary filmmaker, lives in Salem, North Carolina. He has written four books as well as scores of magazine articles and film scripts.

Keller, David Neal

As an author and filmmaker, Mary Pat Kelly has told various stories connected to Ireland. Her best-selling novel Galway Bay (2009), called “pure magic” by Frank McCourt, is based on the history of her Irish-

Kelly, Mary Pat

Jack Kelly is a noted author who writes both novels and nonfiction. His most recent book, Gunpowder--Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics: The History of the Explosive That Changed the World, was released in

Kelly, Jack

Fred Kelly has written Washington columns and twenty books, three of them about those notable bicycle men, the Wright brothers. A t present he lives in Kensington, Maryland. The illustration on page 68 is by

Kelly, Fred C.

William M. Kelso is Director of Archaeology for the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) in Jamestown, Virginia. A graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College, Kelso obtained his Master's

Kelso, William M.

John D. Milligan is professor of history at the State University of New York at Buffalo and author of Gunboats Down the Mississippi (U.S. Naval Institute, 1965).

Kemp, Daniel F.

Steve Kemper is a historian and journalist and the author of Our Man in Tokyo: An American Ambassador and the Countdown to Pearl Harbor, A Splendid Savage: the Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham, and A

Kemper, Steve


Kendall, Elaine

Reverend Stephen Kendrick is the senior minister of First Church in Boston. He has written Holy Clues and Night Watch, and wrote, with his son, Paul, Sarah's Long Walk: The Free Blacks of Boston and How Their

Kendrick, Stephen

Paul Kendrick has co-authored two books with his father, Stephen Kendrick. Their first, Sarah's Long Walk: The Free Blacks of Boston and How Their Struggle for Equality Changed America, was named among the best

Kendrick, Paul

John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (1917 – 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his death in 1963. After military service as commander

Kennedy, John F.

David M. Kennedy, winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929–1945 (Oxford 1999), is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford

Kennedy, David M.

Mr. Kennedy lives in California and has written widely on its history. The present article is part of a forthcoming book on trans-Isthmian routes to California in the 1850’s. His sources included The Panama

Kennedy, John Castillo

Roger G. Kennedy's multifaceted career included banking, television production, historical writing, and museum administration — the last as director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American

Kennedy, Roger G.

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Kennedy, Joseph

George Churchill Kenney (1889–1977) was a U.S. Army Air Forces general during World War II. He was commander of the Allied air forces in the Southwest Pacific Area (SWPA) from August 1942 until 1945.

Kenney, George C.

Steven L. Kent is a columnist with the L. A. Times Syndicate and a correspondent on MSNBC. His book Electronic Nation: The History of Video Games is expected early next year.

Kent, Steven L.

Dick Keresey is the author of the book PT-105 , published by the Naval Institute Press.

Keresey, Dick

Alvin Kernan is the former dean of the Graduate School at Princeton, an emeritus professor of English, and one of America's leading scholars of Shakespeare and the Renaissance. The University of Wyoming

Kernan, Alvin

Larry C. Kerpelman is a freelance writer and communications professional from Massachusetts. After serving as vice president and director of corporate communications at the Cambridge research and consulting

Kerpelman, Larry C.

Joan Paterson Kerr (1921-1996) was a founding picture editor of American Heritage magazine. She was a co-editor of American Album, published by American Heritage, and The Romantic Egoists, a pictorial history

Kerr, Joan Paterson
Kerr, Joan P. is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Kerr, Joan P.

Catherine Kerrison is an associate professor of history at Villanova University, where she teaches courses in Colonial and Revolutionary America and women’s and gender history.

Her first book, Claiming

Kerrison, Catherine

Alex Kershaw is an English journalist, public speaker and the author of several best-selling books, including The Liberator, The First Wave, The Bedford Boys and The Longest Winter.

Born in York, England

Kershaw, Alex

Patricia Franz Kery is the author of Great Magazine Covers of the World (Abbeville, 1982).

Kery, Patricia Frantz

Diana Ketcham is an architecture critic in San Francisco. Her book Le Dôsert de Retz: A Late Eighteenth-Century French Folly Garden was published by the MIT Press in 1994.

Ketcham, Diana

Richard Ketchum was the editor of The American Heritage Picture History of the Civil War and cofounder of Country Journal . He is the author of several books on American history; the most recent is The

Ketchum, Richard

A long-time editor with American Heritage, Richard M. Ketchum is the author of the Revolutionary War classics Decisive Day: The Battle of Bunker Hill; The Winter Soldiers: The Battles
Ketchum, Richard M.

Sergei Khrushchev, the son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, was a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. Khrushchev immigrated to the United States in

Khrushchev, Sergei

Nina Khrushcheva is a professor of International Affairs at The New School in New York and a contributing editor at Project Syndicate: Association of Newspapers Around the World. Her work has appeared in

Khrushcheva, Nina

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