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ECW on C-SPAN 3: Jon Tracey on John Rankin

C-SPAN 3’s coverage of ECW’s recent virtual symposium continues this weekend with the premier of a talk by one of our newest talents, Jon Tracey. Jon presents a talk on John Rankin, based on his talk “John Rankin, Bravery, and … Continue reading

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John Rankin, Bravery, and Gettysburg

ECW welcomes back guest author Jon Tracey John Rankin was an average man by most standards.  Though an accomplished printer, newspaper editor, and foreign language proofreader for the Government Printing Office postwar, he defined his life less by those successes … Continue reading

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