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Author: 
Kristine M. McCusker
Reviewer: 
Stacy Spaulding

Spaulding on McCusker, 'Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky Tonk Angels: The Women of Barn Dance Radio'


Kristine M. McCusker. Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky Tonk Angels: The Women of Barn Dance Radio. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. Plates. xi + 194 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03316-2; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07524-7.

Reviewed by Stacy Spaulding
Published on Jhistory (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
David Kunzle
Reviewer: 
David Spencer

Spencer on Kunzle, 'Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer'


David Kunzle. Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2007. xii + 207 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57806-947-7; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57806-948-4.

Reviewed by David Spencer (University of Western Ontario)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Lynn Sherr, ed
Reviewer: 
Tara George

George on Sherr, 'Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life'


Lynn Sherr, ed. Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life. New York: PublicAffairs, 2007. xix + 321 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58648-517-7.

Reviewed by Tara George
Published on Jhistory (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Peter Jennings: A Broadcasting Legend Remembered

Author: 
Matthew A. Grindy
Reviewer: 
Bill Huntzicker

Huntzicker on Grindy, 'Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press'


Matthew A. Grindy. Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008. xv + 213 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-934110-15-7.

Reviewed by Bill Huntzicker
Published on Jhistory (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Till Murder Stirs Fear, Defensiveness in Mississippi Newspapers

Author: 
Charlotte Alston
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Alston, 'Russia's Greatest Enemy? Harold Williams and the Russian Revolutions'


Charlotte Alston. Russia's Greatest Enemy? Harold Williams and the Russian Revolutions. London: Tauris Academic Studies, 2007. 278 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84511-261-5.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (Department of History, Saint Peter's College)
Published on Jhistory (August, 2008)

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