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Historians in the News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • The Fate of the "AHA Interview"

    by John R. McNeill

    Even if in-person interviews yield more useful information than videoconferencing, the economic argument for abandoning the tradition is hard to resist.



  • The self-made man

    by Manisha Sinha

    Manisha Sinha on the long and eventful life of Frederick Douglass.