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Gay Talese is a writer and pioneer of "New Journalism," a movement in literary nonfiction that also included figures like Tom Wolfe and Joan Didion. Throughout the 60s, Talese reported for publications like the

Talese, Gay

Bernard Taper is a staff writer for The New Yorker . He is the editor of a volume of Mark Twain’s early journalism, Mark Twain’s San Francisco, the preface of which appeared in AMERICAN HERITAGE .

Taper, Bernard

Professor Joel Tarr, of Carnegie-Mellon University, is an expert on the problems of America’s emerging urban centers in the early 1900’s.

Tarr, Joel A.

Jerome Tarshis is a free-lance writer living in San Francisco.

Tarshis, Jerome

Jeffrey Tayler is a U.S.-born author and journalist who has lived in Russia since 1993. He is the Russia correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly and a contributor to several other magazines as well as to NPR's

Tayler, Jeffrey

Candacy A. Taylor is an award-winning author, photographer, and cultural documentarian working on a multidisciplinary project based on the Green Book. She is the author of Overground Railroad: The Green Book

Taylor, Candacy

A lifelong editor and publisher, Coley Taylor is now retired and living in Mexico.

Taylor, Coley

ALAN TAYLOR is an American historian specializing in early United States history. He is the author of several books about the colonial history of the United States, the American Revolution, and the early

Taylor, Alan

John M. Taylor is the author of the 1970 biography Garfield of Ohio: The Available Man .

Taylor, John M.
Teitelbaum, James is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Teitelbaum, James

—Teller is the smaller, quieter half of Penn & Teller.


A writer on architecture, Allan Temko has been teaching at the University of California at Berkeley. He is presently at work on a history of San Francisco Bay and its culture.

Temko, Allan

—Edward Tenner is the author of Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences .

Tenner, Edward


Terkel, Studs
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test, test

Louise Hall Tharp’s most recent book is Adventurous Alliance , a biography of Louis and Elizabeth Agassiz. She has also written biographies of Julia Ward Howe and Horace Mann. For further reading: Louis

Tharp, Louise Hall

John Demos is a professor of history at Yale University and the author most recently of The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story From Early America . Robert Thayer owns an antiques business in Sheffield,

Thayer, Robert
Themselves, is member for American Heritage site since 2011.

Mr. Thomas is a well-known writer whose latest book is Sam Ward: King of the Lobby . The present article is adapted from his history of Delmonico’s famous New York restaurant, to be published by Houghton

Thomas, Lately

Benjamin P. Thomas was the author of the acclaimed Abraham Lincoln: A Biography (New York, 1952). His 1934 book, Lincoln’s New Salem, remains a classic study of the frontier community that was the setting for

Thomas, Benjamin P.

Hugh Thomas, Professor of History at the University of Reading, England, is the author of Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom (Harper & Row, 1971) and The Spanish Civil War (Harper & Row, 1977).

Thomas, Hugh
Thompson, Lewis is member for American Heritage site since 2013.
Thompson, Lewis

Betty Flanders Thomson is associate professor of botany at Connecticut College in New London and is the author of The Changing Face of New England , which will soon be published by The Macmillan Company.

Thomson, Betty Flanders

David Thomson is the author of The New Biographical Dictionary of Film and The Whole Equation: A History of Hollywood .

Thomson, David

James Thomson, a member of the East Asian Research Center at Harvard University, lectures on history there but is likely to be more familiar to readers as one of the experts who appeared on the ABC-TV network

Thomson,, James C.

John Thorn is the author of several books, among them three on baseball; The Invisible Game will be published by Doubleday next year.

Thorn, John

Joseph Jacobs Thorndike (1913 – 2005) was Managing Editor of Life for three years in the late 1940s, and a co-founder of American Heritage and Horizon magazines. In June 1934, he started work at Time magazine,

Thorndike,, Joseph Jacobs

Joseph J. Thorndike, Jr., one of the founders of this magazine and now a contributing editor, is at work on a book about the Atlantic coast.

Thorndike,, Joseph J.

Willis Thornton (1900-1965) was a journalist, historian, and editor. He joined Scripps-Howard in 1921, working for the CLEVELAND PRESS and then the Washington Daily News, where he became city editor. In 1930

Thornton, Willis

Tamara Thornton teaches nineteenth-century American history at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Thornton, Tamara
Thorp, Gregory is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Thorp, Gregory

John Tidwell, a writer and television producer, lives in Maryland.

Tidwell, John

Alan M. Tigay, who writes frequently about Brazil and trans-American immigration, is the editor of Hadassah Magazine.

Tigay, Alan M.

Bernard Timberg is the author of Television Talk: A History of TV Talk Shows .

Timberg, Bernard

George B. Tindall, professor of history at the University of North Carolina, is the author of South Carolina Negroes, 1877–1900 . He is now working on The Emergence of the New South, 1913–1946 , last of the

Tindall, George B.

As a small boy, A. L. Todd met the hero of this article, who died in 1935 as a retired major general. Mr. Todd published Abandoned: The Story of The Greely Arctic Expedition 1881-1884 (McGraw-Hil, 1961), based

Todd, A. L.

John Toland, a free-lance writer who lives in Red Bank, New Jersey, is the author of Ships in the Sky: The Story of the Great Dirigibles .

Toland, John

Robert C. Toll is the author of Blacking Up: The Minstrel Show in Nineteenth-Century America (Oxford University Press, 1974) and On With the Show!: The First Century of Show Business in America (Oxford

Toll, Robert C.

A 1929 graduate of Annapolis, Admiral Tolley (1908—2000) was assistant naval attaché in Moscow from 1942 to 1944. He was the author of books on the history of the US Navy, including Yangtze Patrol, Cruise of

Tolley, Adm Kemp
Tompkins, Joshua is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Tompkins, Joshua

—Jean K. Tool, a retired advertising executive, lives in Colorado.

Tool, Jean K.

Arthur Bernon Tourtellot (1913-1977) was an editor, author, and television producer who wrote and developed many projects on political and military history including William Diamond’s Drum: The Beginning of

Tourtellot, Arthur Bernon

Mr. Tourtellot’s many books include William Diamond’s Drum: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution (Doubleday, 1959) and Lexington and Concord (Norton, 1963). His principal sources for this

Tourtellot, Arthur B.

This article is a slightly modified excerpt from a speech delivered before the Civil War Round Table of Chicago on October 17, 1952, by William H. Townsend of Lexington, lawyer and author of Lincoln, the

Townsend, William H.

Barbara Trafficanda is an independent writing and editing professional living in Orange County, California.

Trafficanda, Barbara

The town archivist in Danvers, Massachusetts, Richard B. Trask is preparing a book on the photographic history of Kennedy’s assassination.

Trask, Richard B.

James B. Trefethen is director of publications for the Wildlife Management Institute in Washmgon, D.C., and author of Crusade for Wildlife , a history of wildlife conservation published by the Boone and

Trefethen, James B.
Trillin, Calvin is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Trillin, Calvin
Trimm, Warren P. is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Trimm, Warren P.
Troiani, Don is member for American Heritage site since 2011.
Troiani, Don

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