Update: Well, it doesn’t look like Mr. Ijames is willing to share his presentation with me. He did, however, take the time to write me a lengthy letter in which he invited me to take part in one of his future presentations. That’s very kind of him. According to Mr. Ijames he has already shared [...]
My subscription to this magazine couldn’t run out soon enough. You can imagine my surprise when I read this in Keith Poulter’s “Editorial” column: “We switched printers with the last issue and failed to make clear that the magazines should continue to be mailed to subscribers in polybags. As a result they were not bagged [...]
I know I posted this video once before, but it is so damn funny that I thought it was worth sharing again. Maurice Bessinger is quite a character. Consider Mr. Bessinger’s “21st Century Declaration of Independence Renewal”: Our sacred constitutional republic has been badly wounded and eroded in our lifetime through illegal executive orders from [...]
In response to a recent post on the subject of black Confederates regular reader Mike Simons had this to say: We see blacks mentions in all areas of the war but no defentive evidence has been found. I believe as I have read about the Confederate Marines the evidence was lost in the fog of [...]
The 2009 Cliopatria Awards were announced yesterday evening as part of the annual meeting of the American Historical Association. The awards are well deserved and reflect a format that remains vibrant and creative. [Note: Keep in mind that each category is decided by an independent committee, which explains why Georgian London won two awards.] Best [...]
Somehow I became a topic of concern over at Michael Aubrecht’s blog because I dared to comment on the Richard Kirkland story during the same week that a new website and film preview were introduced. I find it funny that both Aubrecht and Richard Williams make a point of minimizing my influence even as they [...]
It’s time for a little break. I need to see a man about finishing an essay and a book manuscript. Enjoy the Holidays!