- The Story of Appalachia, With Plenty of Villains, via @nytimes book review of new history of Appalachia https://t.co/GjiQgjWKNl 08:03:01 PM November 20, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- Nebraska Regulators Expect to Rule on Keystone XL Pipeline, via @nytimes https://t.co/gzAbvEr3co 06:57:03 AM November 20, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
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Remarks given at Cum Laude Induction Episcopal High School Alexandria, Virginia April 15, 2016 Congratulations to the cum laude inductees and thank you for inviting me to speak with you today. It is a great honor to be here at … Continue reading
After a coffee with Edward L. Ayers this morning (much excitement in Richmond with two teams in the NCAA final 16), I am at the Library of Virginia finishing the citations and edits for The Iron Way: Railroads, The Civil … Continue reading
In Houston, TX at the Organization of American Historians Conference, I have enjoyed catching with with friends and colleagues. I had a wonderful talk with Elizabeth R. Varon and heard about my friends at the University of Virginia, where she … Continue reading
In 2010 France’s state-run railroad, SNCF (Societe Nationale des Chemins de fer Francais), apologized for its role in the deportation of tens of thousands of Jews during World War II. Expressing “sorrow and regret,” the company’s apology came only after … Continue reading
For the last several years a controversy has unfolded in the southeastern corner of Wyoming that might have importance well beyond that corner of the United States. The dispute involves deeds issued by the Union Pacific Railroad in and around … Continue reading