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A Glimpse of Life at Sea, Circa 1943

I’m excited about a new project I’ve just unveiled on my website — a page devoted to World War II photos my father took during his time in the Navy. I got the idea around Veteran’s Day, when many of … Continue reading

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“Mr. President, you can’t say Dallas does not love you!”

A few weeks ago, I got an email from Anthony Pizzitola, a Houston autograph collector. With the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination coming up, he wanted to share a particular item from his collection with me. I wrote about … Continue reading

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The Cornwallis Connection

Last week,  I was walking around downtown Charlotte, N.C.. Standing in front of the Bank of America tower, I noticed a marker indicating I was at the site of the Battle of Charlotte, which occurred on Sept. 26, 1780. Back … Continue reading

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A `Roundtable’ Review

At the end of last year, I participated in a “roundtable review” for The Man Who Thought Like a Ship.  I’d never done anything like it before, and I must admit, I’d never even heard of this sort of thing until … Continue reading

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