Click here to read Jack Lessenberry’s review in The Blade of James A. Rhodes: Ohio Colossus.
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…
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).
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.
Click here to watch an ideastream interview with Lee Leonard, coauthor of the new biography, James A. Rhodes: Ohio Colossus.
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…
The Funnies Page’s Unlikeliest Savior: ‘Funky Winkerbean’