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C-SPAN Cities Tour – Casper: Candy Moulton “Valentine T. McGillycuddy”

Learn about Army surgeon Valentine T. McGillycuddy from author Candy Moulton. Known as the doctor who treated Crazy Horse, McGillycuddy had a career that spanned more than 60 years that involved more than the infamous Lakota warrior. From being the surveyor of the Black Hills to Indian Agent to South Dakota’s Surgeon General, McGillycuddy was involved in many pivotal events of westward expansion including his tumultuous relationship with Chief Red Cloud. In her book, “Valentine T. McGillycuddy,” Candy Moulton explores the life and career of this little known army surgeon and Indian agent that she believes often gets overlooked.

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“The Early Morning of War: Bull Run, 1861″ by Edward G. Longacre is now available!

This crucial campaign receives its most complete and comprehensive treatment in Edward G. Longacre’s The Early Morning of War. A magisterial work by a veteran historian, The Early Morning of War blends narrative and analysis to convey the full scope of the campaign of First Bull Run—its drama and suspense as well as its practical and tactical underpinnings and ramifications.

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Early Morning of War

 

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“Crisis of Governance in Maya Guatemala: Indigenous Responses to a Failing State”, is the winner of the 2014 AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize

“Crisis of Governance in Maya Guatemala: Indigenous Responses to a Failing State”, edited by John P. Hawkins, James H. McDonald and Walter Randolph Adams is the winner of the 2014 AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize. The award was accepted by Hawkins during AEJMC’s Montreal conference.

The AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize is given annually to a book or project concerning Latin America or coverage of issues in Latin America. The work must make an original contribution to improve knowledge about Latin America to U.S. students, journalists or the public. This award was endowed by the late Jerry Knudson, an emeritus professor at Temple University.

Crisis of Governance in Maya Guatemala

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Tom Horn in Life and Legend

Tom Horn

Larry Ball talked the life and legacy of westerner Tom Horn, who lived from 1860 to 1903. Mr. Ball described Horn’s work as a gunman for the Pinkerton Detective Agency and Wyoming Cattlemen’s Association, as well as his murder conviction and execution in 1903. Mr. Ball spoke at the New Mexico History Museum.

Watch the video here…http://www.c-span.org/video/?320611-1/life-tom-horn