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April 23, 2009

Who Is Keith Costigan ’88?

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History graduate wins nearly $15,000 on Jeopardy! Keith Costigan ’88 took home nearly $15,000 on the quiz show Jeopardy! in November, winning the first competition and losing the second by $1. The two episodes aired in January. Being a history teacher for 20 years was perfect preparation, says Costigan, who teaches eighth-graders at Log College [...]

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March 12, 2009

In History’s Spotlight: The Secret of Lincoln’s Watch

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Worldwide media focus on the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and its director, College Trustee Brent Glass ’69 Worldwide media focused on the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History, led by director Brent Glass ’69, on Tuesday as the museum opened a watch that once belonged to Abraham Lincoln and discovered a message [...]

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February 24, 2009

New PBS Documentary Highlights Easton

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Communities: Easton premieres at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 1 Vibrant energy – part of Easton’s character since it first became a commercial and cultural hub in the 1800s – pulses in today Centre Square and elsewhere in the riverfront city. A new documentary from PBS 39, Public Television’s affiliate in the Lehigh Valley, highlights Lafayette’s [...]

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November 18, 2008

Prof. Robert Mattison, Biographer of Artist Grace Hartigan, is a Featured Expert in New Documentary on Her Life and Work

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Lafayette awarded the American Abstract Expressionist painter an honorary degree Robert S. Mattison, Marshall R. Metzgar Professor of Art History, acted as a consultant and appears as a featured expert in a new documentary film on the American Abstract Expressionist painter Grace Hartigan. He is the author of the 1990 book Grace Hartigan: A Painter’s [...]

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May 12, 2008

Update: Mitchell Berger ’77 and Jeffrey Robinson ’80 Discuss ‘Recount’ in National Media

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They are portrayed in film dealing with aftermath of 2000 presidential election in Florida Update: Jeffrey Robinson ’80 discusses Recount in a May 21 article in U.S. News & World Report. Mitchell Berger ’77 and Ben Ginsberg, national counsel to the Bush-Cheney campaign, talk about the 2000 presidential election and the accuracy of Recount in [...]

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April 9, 2008

Amanda Whitbred ’11 Speaks Tonight About Feminism on WDIY’s Valley View Program

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Amanda Whitbred ’11 (Doylestown, Pa.), an English and philosophy double major, will speak on WDIY’s Valley View program tonight from 6:30-7 p.m. She is going to be part of a panel discussion on generational views on feminism and the Women’s Movement in modern America. WDIY is the local National Public Radio station at 88.1 F.M. [...]

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September 18, 2007

Donald L. Miller Featured in National Geographic Channel Documentary Sept. 24

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MacCracken Professor of History serves as on-camera expert for Madness in the White City Donald L. Miller, John Henry MacCracken Professor of History, will appear as an on-camera expert in the National Geographic Channel documentary Madness in the White City. The film will premiere 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24. Miller also served as the production’s [...]