Rebel, Nazi comparisons unjustified

...the Southland actually liberated the slaves? May I suggest statues to William Tecumseh Sherman? (The writer is a history professor in the Department of History, Anthropology and Philosophy at Georgia Regents University.)

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...

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.)

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...

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...

Spry's approach stands test of time

...Taylor, a Georgia native who grew up in Kentucky and now lives in Aiken, is working on a book about Spry. A former history professor at then-Augusta College, Taylor is a dedicated supporter of Paine basketball."The more I get into it, the...