Monthly Archives: March 2011

“It became very interesting to me that my work would somehow help the war effort”

She kept it under her hat for years, but now, the University of Tennessee’s first statistics graduate discusses how she did her part for the U.S. war effort in the 1940s, including her work with the top-secret Manhattan Project. How’s this for a job description? Manage the compilation of data obtained from a mass spectrometer […]

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Listen Here: Appalachian History Weekly posts today

We post a new episode of Appalachian History weekly podcast every Sunday. You can start listening right away by clicking the podcast icon over on the right side of your screen. If you’d rather grab the show off itunes for later listening, click here: We open today’s show with guest author Ed Wetschler’s description of […]

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The Greenbrier Bunker: Cold War Shelter for V.I.P.s (part 2 of 2)

Please welcome guest author Ed Wetschler, executive editor of Tripatini.com. This piece appeared on the Tripatini site on March 15, 2011. Wetschler is the Northeast Chapter chair of the Society of American Travel Writers. He has written for The New York Times, Delta Sky, and frommers.com. (continued from yesterday…) We hiked through that endless, featureless […]

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The Greenbrier Bunker: Cold War Shelter for V.I.P.s (part 1 of 2)

Please welcome guest author Ed Wetschler, executive editor of Tripatini.com. This piece appeared on the Tripatini site on March 15, 2011. Wetschler is the Northeast Chapter chair of the Society of American Travel Writers. He has written for The New York Times, Delta Sky, and frommers.com. If the Soviet Union had attacked Washington, D.C., any […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

May the rains sweep gentle across your fields, May the sun warm the land, May every good seed you have planted bear fruit, And late summer find you standing in fields of plenty. Tweet Send to Kindle

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