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E. M. Halliday

E.M. Halliday (1913-2003) was a longtime senior editor of American Heritage, is the author of Understanding Thomas Jefferson; When Hell Froze Over, an account of the Allied invasion of Soviet Russia in 1918-19, and a memoir of the poet John Berryman. He has also wrote a number of articles for The New Yorker.

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Articles by E. Halliday

A Scottish émigré became the most powerful man in the French government, and sold hundreds of thousands of shares in land holdings in the Mississippi Valley Read >>
The granite was tough—but so was Gutzon Borglum Read >>
THE LUSITANIA DISASTER: An Episode in Modern Warfare and Diplomacy Read >>
Scott & Zelda, October 1974 | Vol. 25, No. 6
Introduced not quite a century ago under a name born for oblivion, the game of tennis promises to last forever Read >>
They had no chair lifts, and they called their skis snowshoes, but they were the fastest men alive Read >>
Geronimo!, June 1966 | Vol. 17, No. 4
It took five thousand American troopers a year and a half to run down the great Apache raider and his lethal band. They did it by tough persistence and skill—or was it guile? Read >>
War heroes have often made good presidential candidates. Sometimes they have even made good Presidents Read >>
Jefferson and Madison led a revolutionary fight for complete separation of church and state. Their reasons probed the basic relation between religion and democracy Read >>
The great public buildings of a restless genius helped shape the face of his adopted country, and his journals, letters, and sketches brilliantly caught the spirit of the young nation Read >>
Connecticut-born John Ledyard became the first American to see Alaska and Hawaii. Years before Lewis and Clark, he planned to cross the North American continent—from west to east Read >>
Twice in one generation we kept Russia from starving; the Kremlin plays it down, but the people we fed remember—and history will not forget Read >>

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