USC students capture voices of residents at Guantanamo

...many people have only a post 9/11 understanding of what has occurred there," said Allison Marsh, the USC public history professor organizing the student trip."We want to capture a voice of the people who call Gitmo home," said the professor...

Hollywood's epic 'Birth of a Nation' glorified injustice

...Jeanine Basinger, a film historian who teaches at Wesleyan University, says Birth is taught in different ways. A history professor might screen excerpts to show how some Americans thought of the Civil War, while a film instructor might focus on...

Lawmakers challenge history teaching

...to use their states' standards to fill in the names."He said the organization consulted with organizations of history professors in drafting the framework. Legislators, though, noted that surveys have shown that most professors are liberal...

Kansas City memorial puts focus on century-old war

...S. involvement in the First World War wasn't as lengthy as that of the other nations', Graydon Tunstall, history professor at the University of South Florida, said it's vital to study World War I."World War II gets the majority of...

Laney-Walker, Bethlehem Heritage Trail plans considered

...visit, what are the lessons, what are the insights you want them to glean?" asked Bobby Donaldson, an associate history professor at University of South Carolina who is working on the project.Donaldson said the goal is to help tourists and locals...

Savannah River Site influence on women focus of Tuesday lecture

...nation's changing social, cultural and political domains during the Cold War, said Frederickson, an associate history professor at the University of Alabama.In the Aiken and North Augusta areas, women braced for change as they grew accustomed...

Remember past Novembers

...the words of another of my heroes, Winston Churchill. Before Congress, he reminded us that we did not get this far because "we are made of sugar candy."(The writer is a history professor at Georgia Regents University Augusta.)

Augusta officials concerned about ruling on Voting Rights Act

...The most important thing is the door is not closed. You just have to access it differently."Paine College history professor Andre Key noted that even Shelby County, Ala., a party in the case the Supreme Court overruled, was found in...

The Artside: Trio started painting later in life

...for museum members and $14 for others. Paid reservations are due by July 17. Call (706) 828-3867.A retired history professor, Duncan is the owner of V & J Duncan, a shop specializing in antique maps, prints and books, located in the ground...

Talmadge at 100: Forgotten, tarnished political force

...surprising upsets in Georgia political history."The sad thing about Her man Talmadge, " University of Georgia history professor James C. Cobb once said, "is he probably could have taken Georgia further than he did, if he had moved further...