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Robert S. Gallagher

Robert S. Gallagher, (1934-2002) was frequent contributor to American Heritage , and the editor of the Green Bay Press-Gazette in the 1970's and 1980's. After retiring in 1996, Gallagher returned to journalism in 2000 becoming the first editor of CityTalk, a biweekly magazine in Chicago.

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After a varied career as a soldier, statesman, diplomat, and presidential adviser, Taylor wants to known as someone who “always did his damndest.” Read >>
Columnist Damon Runyon described him as “the beau ideal of the radio fraternity, first for his complete artistry and second for his personality.  Read >>
AN INTERVIEW WITH RED GRANGE Read >>
An interview with the famed suffragette, Alice Paul Read >>
The famed aviator recalls the dramatic bombing raid he led on Tokyo early in World War II. Read >>
The great American Realist painter Thomas Hart Benton reflects on his life, his work, his colleagues, and much more. Read >>
The tremendous response to his radio shows led to standing-room-only theatre performances and cross-country tours, but Rudy Radio, Music claimed it was just good luck and timing. Read >>
The Sunday afternoon broadcasts of Rev. Charles E. Coughlin, once described as the "voice of God," were avidly followed by a radio audience of thirty to fifty million Americans during the Thirties. Read >>
Today a living maritime museum is taking shape on New York’s historic waterfront, where a century ago a thousand bowsprits pointed the way to commercial greatness Read >>
The fearless sailors who manned America’s whaling fleet in the nineteenth century were no strangers to danger, but even the bravest trembled at the unknown prospects of becoming castaways on forbidden shores Read >>
As featureless new buildings replace the old, the faces of our cities are going blank. But evocative relics of an earlier, ornate age are being rescued, to stand once more in a unique garden in Brooklyn. Read >>
The artist knew that the Native Americans could not maintain their culture in the face of the white man's expansion across the continent. Read >>
Alabama’s Lurleen Wallace is not the first wife to stand in for her husband on the political stage. “Farmer Jim” Ferguson ran his Miriam for governor of Texas five times, and twice the voters elected her Read >>

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