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Radford, Arthur W. is member for American Heritage site since 2020.
Radford, Arthur W.

W. B. Ragsdale was a working reporter for forty-nine years. He is retired now and working on a book on modern political history, much of which he saw in the making.

Ragsdale, W. B.

Charles W. Ramsdell, Jr. (1909-1973) was the son of noted historian Charles W. Ramsdell and Susanna Griffith Ramsdell. Ramsdell attended the University of Texas and traveled extensively in Mexico before working

Ramsdell Jr., Charles
Ramus, Michael is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Ramus, Michael

James G. Randall (1881–1953) was a professor of history at the University of Illinois. He was a nationally prominent historian and served as president of the American Historical Association. His masterwork was

Randall, James G.

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

Randall, Willard Sterne

Wife of the late James G. Randall, Ruth Painter Randall was present at the 1947 opening of the Lincoln Papers in Springfield. The above article is a chapter from Lincoln’s Sons , to be published by Little,

Randall, Ruth Painter

William Peirce Rondel’s account of the General Slocum disaster appeared in the October/November 1979 issue.

Randel, William Peirce


Rankin, Hugh F.

Harry Huntt Ransom (1908–1976) was a historian, author, and longtime administrator at the University of Texas. He served as the university's president in 1960, and eventually became the Chancellor of the 

Ransom, Harry Huntt

David Rapp is an art historian and has written about history for American Heritage, Technology Review, and Out. He has a degree in film from New York University.  In 2014, he authored Churches and Monasteries

Rapp, David

Jim Rasenberger is an author and journalist who specializes in modern American history. He has published America, 1908: The Dawn of Flight, the Race to the Pole, the Invention of the Model T, and the Making of

Rasenberger, Jim

Dan Rather is a world-renowned journalism and the former managing editor and anchor of “CBS Evening News.”

Rather, Dan

Selma Rattner, who has a master’s degree in preservation from Columbia University, is currently working on a biography of the architect James Renwick (1818-95).

Rattner, Selma

Eric Rauchway  holds the position of Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California, Davis. The recipient of his B.A. from Cornell in 1991 and Ph.D. from Stamford in 1996, his scholarship

Rauchway, Eric

—Diane Ravitch is a Brookings Institution senior fellow, a professor of educational history at New York University, and a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Education.

Ravitch, Diane
Rawson, Hugh is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Rawson, Hugh

—Robert Previdi writes about military and political subjects.

Reader, The
Reader, Various is member for American Heritage site since 2020.
Reader, Various
Readers, is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Readers, The is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Readers, The

Saunders Redding is the head of the English Department at Hampton Institute in Virginia and the author of several books. This article is adapted from his most recent work, The Lonesome Road , in Doubleday’s “

Redding, Saunders
Reed, Samuel P. is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Reed, Samuel P.

Elizabeth Reese is a public historian whose work focuses on the American Revolution and the Early Republic. In addition to receiving the 2015 Scott Hartwig Public History Fellowship at the Civil War Institute,

Reese, Elizabeth

Richard Reeves is a writer, columnist, and Senior Lecturer at the Annenberg School of Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California. He has written many presidential biographies

Reeves, Richard

Ryan Reft is a historian with the Library of Congress Manuscript Division.  He has a PhD in Modern U.S. History from the University of California-San Diego.

Reft, Ryan

William H. Rehnquist (1924-2005) was Chief Justice of the United States and author of All the Laws but One: Civil Liberties in Wartime, published by Alfred A. Knopf. Originally appointed to the Supreme Court by

Rehnquist, William H.

—Ruth Reichl is the editor in chief of Gourmet magazine.

Reichl, Ruth

Elinor Reichlin was a staff member of Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

Reichlin, Elinor

Lester A. Reingold’s article on time capsules appeared in the November 1999 issue.

Reingold, Lester A.

—Richard Reinhardt is a San Francisco novelist and social historian.

Reinhardt, Richard
Reinke, Claribel is member for American Heritage site since 2016.
Reinke, Claribel

M Edwin O. Reischauer is a former U.S. Ambassador to Japan.

Reischauer, Edwin O.

Robert V. Remini served as Historian of the United State House of Representatives from 2005 until his retirement in 2010. Remini, winner of the 1984 National Book Award for Andrew Jackson: Volume 3, The Course

Remini, Robert V.

At age 70, Mildred Renaud took a creative-writing class in the adult-education program at the high school in Briarcliff Manor, New York, For class assignments she started writing an account of her childhood in

Renaud, Mildred A.

Edward J. Renehan, Jr.’s biography of the robber baron Jay Gould will be published by Perseus in 2005.

Renehan,, Edward J.
Renner, Frederic G. is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Renner, Frederic G.
Rentmeester, Lester F. is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Rentmeester, Lester F.

Andrés Reséndez is a noted Spanish and English author and historian who also serves as a Professor of History at the University of California-Davis. A native of Mexico City, Reséndez moved to the United States

Resendez, Andres

Daniel Resneck is an Indiana businessman and a student of American folklore and social history.

Resneck, Daniel H.

James Reston Jr. is a historian, journalist, and novelist who has authored 19 books and four plays across a wide variety of subjects. His historical writing includes titles such as Galileo: A Life, The Last

Reston, James

Robert L. Reynolds joined the staff of American Heritage in 1958, starting as an Assistant Editor and by 1963 he was named Managing Editor. In 1970 he was hired by Reader's Digest in Pleasantville, NY, working

Reynolds, Robert L.

Sidney O. Reynolds, who operates a dude ranch near his birthplace in Cora, Wyoming, first learned about Washakie from his father, who knew the old chief, and later from Washakie’s last-surviving son, Charlie

Reynolds, Sidney O.

David S. Reynolds is a literary critic and historian who has written fifteen books about American history, literature and culture. These include Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times, John Brown, Abolitionist, Walt

Reynolds, David S.

Mark C. Reynolds is an author, reporter and editorial writer for the Southern Ulster Times, living in New York’s Hudson Valley with his wife Kathen live in the Hudson Valley. They have two grown daughters,

Reynolds, Mark C.

Gary Reynolds, curator of paintings and sculpture at the Newark Museum, acted as guest curator for the current Wiles exhibition.

Reynolds, Gary A.
Rhoads, James Berton is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Rhoads, James Berton

Richard Rhodes is the author or editor of twenty-three books including The Making of the Atomic Bomb, which won a Pulitzer Prize in Nonfiction, a National Book Award and a National Book Critics Circle Award;

Rhodes, Richard

On Trial was, of course, only the first of many successful plays by Elmer Rice. Among others have been The Adding Machine , Dream Girl, and Street Scene, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 1929. At present he

Rice, Elmer

T.C. Richardson was a Texas historian and the author of East Texas, It's History and It's Makers, Vol. 1.

Richardson, T. C.

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