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The Ohio Underground

Canton, Ohio, Embraces The Disappearing Man There's something about Ohio. Cincinnati, Ohio, is home of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, where I first discovered the story of Henry "Box" Brown and his incredible escape from...

Another World

Richmond Was Not Gone With the Wind I did a flurry of radio interviews a few weeks back just prior to my book signing at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. And one of...

Grade A Humans?

The Search for 'Biologically Superior' People Brings Ludicrous (and Dangerous) Results In the 1920s, pigs, sheep, and other farm animals weren't the only creatures bringing home blue ribbons from the fair. So were humans. Starting at...