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John Brown to Bob Dole

Movers and Shakers in Kansas History


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John Brown to Bob Dole
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Prominent Kansas historian Virgil Dean has gathered a distinguished team of writers - Thomas Isern and Craig Miner among them - who have crafted incisive portraits of twenty-seven notable men and women, including radical abolitionist John Brown; wheat king Theodore C. Henry; women's rights activist Clarina Nichols; William Allen White, the ""Sage of Emporia""; President Dwight D. Eisenhower; Esther Brown, who challenged segregation in public schools; political icon Bob Dole; Gordon Parks, photographer, filmmaker, and author of ""The Learning Tree""; and visionary environmentalist Wes Jackson.

Author Biography

VIRGIL W. DEAN is editor of Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains and of Territorial Kansas Reader. He is Director for Publications at the Kansas State Historical Society and lives in Lawrence, Kansas.
Release date Australia
March 15th, 2010
Edited by Virgil W. Dean
Country of Publication
United States
26 photographs
University Press of Kansas
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