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I'm interviewed on WGN-720 at 9:35 a.m. Thursday about the War of 1812

WGN Radio host Mike McConnell interviews me at 9:35 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 16 about the war and my forthcoming historical novel, Madness: The War of 1812. I assume we will discuss the controversial question of whether the Fort Dearborn Massacre was really a “battle.”

The outrageous PC whitewashing of the Fort Dearborn Massacre

Now comes the news that the Chicago Park District, bowing to political correctness of the most outrageous sort has renamed the site commemorating the Fort Dearborn Massacre as the Battle of Fort Dearborn. Tableau on the Michigan Ave. bridge depicting the Fort Dearborn Massacre As someone who has been researching a book about the War... Read more »
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