Three of Chapman’s history majors, Mark Johnston, Matthew McCluggage and Kirsten Moore, were chosen to read their papers that responded to the question: “How would Nixon interpret what is happening today?” Johnston’s paper, “The Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty: A Case Study on the Politics of Nuclear Non-Proliferation,” compared Nixon’s struggle with disarming Russia to the current
South African freedom fighter Eddie Daniels recounts life under apartheid. Eddie Daniels, South African freedom fighter and prison mate of Nelson Mandela, visited Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences on Thursday, Oct. 21, and gave a very interesting luncheon talk about his experiences at a luncheon gathering sponsored by The Department of Peace Studies.
Col. Gail Halvorsen, “Berlin Candy Bomber” Col. Gail Halvorsen, the world-famous “Berlin Candy Bomber,” will be speaking with Sergeant Earl Albers from the 1948 siege in Germany and the events leading up to it. Col. Halvorsen has been honored twice in the White House for his heroic post WWII flights, bringing food and rations
Hailey Giczy (’09) has won the Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the Best Article by an Undergraduate for her published senior thesis “The Bum Blockade: Los Angeles and the Great Depression.” The American Historical Association, the largest and most important organization of professional historians, offers the Raymond J. Cunningham Prize for the best article written