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The Gerald R. Ford Scholar Award in Honor of Robert M. Teeter is an annual award of $5,000 given to a doctoral student to support dissertation research in any field related to any aspect of the United States political process and public policy during the last half of the 20th century. Of special interest is the role and analysis of public opinion in that process. The recipient determines use of the award money including, but not limited to, travel, reproduction fees, administrative costs, and other research and writing expenses.

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The Federalist -- Winter Issue

The Winter 2015–16 issue of The Federalist has been sent to SHFG members. It includes an interview with NPS archeologist Justin P. Ebersole and a profile of the U.S. Army Women’s Museum. Other features, including Making History, highlight innovative programs from numerous federal history offices.


• Joint SHFG-NCPH Conference 2016

• Making of the Manhattan Project Park, Cynthia C. Kelly

• President’s Message, Terrance Rucker

• Editor’s Note, Benjamin Guterman

• Hewlett Lecture 2015

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