I Wish I’d Been There

Paperback $15.95

Sep 04, 2007 | 352 Pages

Ebook $11.99

Sep 04, 2007

  • Paperback $15.95

    Sep 04, 2007 | 352 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Sep 04, 2007

Praise

“Such vivid detail it’s as if they were present.”
New York Daily News

“Fun. . . . Poses new and intriguing questions. . . . The essays are crammed with knowledge and are as thought-provoking as they are entertaining.”
Buffalo News

“Provocative essays that both scholars and history buffs can enjoy.”
Deseret Morning News

Table Of Contents

List of Illustrations

Introduction by Byron Hollinshead


BILOINE W. YOUNG
A Say in Cahokia—AD1030

MARY BETH NORTON
The Salem Witchcraft Trials

CAROL BERKIN
George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy

JOSEPH J. ELLIS
The McGillivray Moment

CAROLYN GILMAN
Meriwether Lewis on the Divide

ROBERT V. REMINI
The Corrupt Bargain

PAUL C. NAGEL
The Amistad Trial

ROBERT W. JOHANNSEN
James K. Polk and the 1844 Election

Philip B. Kunhardt III
Jenny Lind’s American Debut, 1850

Thomas Fleming
WIth John Brown at Harpers Ferry

JAY WINIK
The Day Lincoln Was Shot

MARK STEVENS
Chief Joseph Surrenders

BERNARD WEISBERGER
La Follette Speaks against the War—1917

ROBERT COWLEY
The Road to Butgneville—November 11, 1918

JONATHAN RABB
Trying John Scopes

KEVIN BAKER
Lost-Found Nation: The Last Meeting between Elijah Muhammad and W. D. Fard

Geoffrey C. Ward
The Sick Man in the White House

ROBERT DALLEK
JFK and RFK Meet about Vietnam

CLAYBORNE CARSON
Memory, History, and the March on Washington

WILLIAM E. LEUCHTENBURG
Lyndon Johnson Confronts George Wallace

Acknowledgments

Illustration Credits

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