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“Finally—a biography worthy of James A. Rhodes”

Jan 27th, 2015 | Filed as: News

Click here to read Jack Lessenberry’s review in The Blade of James A. Rhodes: Ohio Colossus.


New York Post says KSUP book is a “must read”

Jan 13th, 2015 | Filed as: News

African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War by Richard M. Reid
Slavery was already illegal in Canada during our Civil War, but thousands of black Canadians joined the Union Army, even though it was illegal under British law to enlist in…

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Author Dana Cooper interviewed for Smithsonian documentary

Dec 16th, 2014 | Filed as: News

Dana Cooper, author of the new KSU Press book Informal Ambassadors, has been interviewed by a Scottish production company for a documentary titled Million Dollar American Princesses that will air on the Smithsonian channel in January (3-part series, airs January 4, 11, and 18).
Here’s a…

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An Ode to the Borowitz Collection

Dec 11th, 2014 | Filed as: News

Writer Ann Marie Ackermann has reposted crime historian Laura James’s paean on the Albert and Helen Borowitz True Crime Collection at Kent State University.
Featured are Al Borowitz’s Blood and Ink and Terrorism for Self Glorification, both published by The Kent State University Press.


Author Lee Leonard interviewed on Ideastream

Dec 2nd, 2014 | Filed as: News

Click here to watch an ideastream interview with Lee Leonard, coauthor of the new biography, James A. Rhodes: Ohio Colossus.


May 4th Voices wins Oral History Association Award

Nov 19th, 2014 | Filed as: News

May 4th Voices: Kent State, 1970 is the recipient of the 2014 Oral History Association Oral History in a Nonprint Format Award. This honor recognizes a film, video, performance piece, radio program or series, exhibition, or drama that makes significant and outstanding use of oral history…

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Variety features Tom Batiuk and Funky Winkerbean

Nov 19th, 2014 | Filed as: News

The Funnies Page’s Unlikeliest Savior: ‘Funky Winkerbean’


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