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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-06-07/kansas-city-memorial-puts-focus-cen
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-09/laney-walker-bethlehem-herit
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-24/savannah-river-site-influence
The Discoverers

Opens Friday, May 16, 2014 Synopsis: Burned-out history professor Lewis Birch (Griffin Dunne) and his two teenage kids (Madeleine Martin and Devon Graye) are en route to an important conference when their extended road trip takes an unexpected detour in this bittersweet tale of family dysfunction. The trip was supposed to be the catalyst that reinvigorates Lewis' career, but when his estranged father Stanley (Stuart Margolin) skips out to join a Lewis and Clark historical reenactment trek, the conference takes a back seat to making sure this troubled family doesn't fracture beyond repair. David Rasche and Ann Dowd also star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Griffin Dunne, Madeleine Martin, Cara Buono, Stuart Margolin, David Rasche Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

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.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-12/remember-past-novembers
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-17/talmadge-100-forgotten-tarnis
Academics, genealogists protest decision to limit Ga. archives access

...the people will have a place to meet, research and review the historical records of Georgia."Emory University history professor Leslie Harris said state archives like the one Georgia maintains in Clayton County are "sort of the hallmarks of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-17/academics-genealogists-protes
Veterans History Project comes to a close

...and another kept in the local records.While the interviews are finished, there's still work to be done. Two history professors at Augusta State University and the University of South Carolina Aiken are reviewing the tapes independently and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-12/veterans-history-project-come
Civil War symposium includes lectures, tours in Augusta

...Augusta and the Civil War Symposium opens at 6:30 p.m. Friday with a free keynote lecture by U.S. Naval Academy history professor Mary DeCredico, who will discuss "Georgia's Industrialization and the Confederate War Effort."The lecture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-07/civil-war-symposium-includes-
Students, faculty protest cuts at Emory

...or consulting with the community," he said. "I think the main issue is the complete lack of transparency."History professor James Melton, who is the secretary of the Emory chapter of the American Association of University Professors, said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-12-04/students-faculty-protest-