History in the News

Ghetto

When I first wrote about the ghetto as I began the research for my Master’s…

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Moonshine

“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in…

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The DTs

As a writer in search of novel ideas that reflect our world and the significance…

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John Boy

During my days at Malibu Park Junior High School, some of my classmates decided that…

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Walter

Forgive me for the details on this one but I have repeatedly told this story…

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Sir William

An opening line from the 1995 film Braveheart warns us that “history is written by…

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Bricks

Did you know that bricks have been in use for about 9,000 years? The earliest…

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The Axe Handle

In 1974 I found myself traveling through Arkansas on my way to California. Since I…

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Helicopters

As a history teacher for 25 years, I had the opportunity to witness the evolution…

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