Wight Martindale Jr.

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August 23, 2021

The New Gilded Age: We’ve Seen It All Before

Wight Martindale Jr.

Wealth distribution, corruption, the power of elites, and the marginalization of blacks in America today closely resemble the Gilded Age. What could go wrong?

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December 14, 2020

Creating a Middle School American History Program

Wight Martindale Jr.

How does one teach American history to middle-schoolers at a time when large numbers of educators seek to discredit and replace our national understanding?

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September 9, 2016

No Longer Black and White: A Forum on "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Peter Wood, Carol Iannone, Michael Krauss, Mary Grabar, Mark Bauerlein, Duke Pesta, Wight Martindale Jr., Peter Augustine Lawler, John M. Gist, Donald M. Hassler and Colin D. Pearce

Forum contributors discuss To Kill a Mockingbird’s substance and standing in 2016, particularly among American teachers and in light of Lee’s complex, unsettling depiction of Moc......

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