“A Special Place,” by Dorothy Quick

God has a special place for still-born things, The things that never were and should have been; The little songs no singer ever sings, The beauty of a picture hung unseen, A noble heart that loved with no return, And deeds well meant which somehow turned out ill, A lovely flame that vainly tried toContinue Reading »

Dispatches from Off the Deaton Path: The Camilla Massacre

In this Dispatch, Stan visits Camilla, Georgia, and looks back on one of the most notorious incidents of political and racial violence in Georgia’s history that happened there 155 years ago.

Podcast S3E6: The Fate of the Top Nazis after World War II

In this episode, Stan looks at what happened to Hitler and his top henchmen—Goebbels, Himmler, Goring, Bormann, and others. How do we know so much about the Nazis despite the lack of physical remains, monuments and statues?

Silence is Consent

Volker Ullrich, Hitler: Downfall, 1939-1945 (Alfred A. Knopf, 2020, 838 pp.). The first podcast that I ever recorded in this space, back in August 2017, reviewed the first volume of this fascinating biography of the Nazi Führer, Ascent: 1889-1939. Volume 2 followed here in the States in 2020, and I’ve just completed it. These 2Continue Reading »

Mr. Georgia History, We Salute You, and Farewell

We received word here at GHS this week of the death of our dear friend Ed Jackson on Tuesday, January 10, 2023, age 79. The Kingsport, Tennessee, native grew up in Texas, but it was the people of Georgia and their history that he made his life’s work. Ed went to the University of MississippiContinue Reading »