Author Archives: Stan Deaton

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: The Black Death

In our first “Dispatch From Off the Deaton Path,” Dr. Deaton shares his thoughts on The Great Plague by Stephen Porter and how the Black Death compares to our current health crisis.

S3E3: Food for the Soul: Art as History

“It’s my job to see the noble aspect of everything.” Stan interviews artist Ross Rossin, winner of the 2019 GHS Berrien Award for Lifetime Achievement in GA History.

S3E2: The Monkey’s Paw

In honor of All Hallow’s Eve, Stan reads an old favorite, W.W. Jacob’s “The Monkey’s Paw.” Enjoy!

S3E1: One of the Last Living WWII Combat Veterans Remembers: The Invasion of Guam, 75 Years Later

This week’s special guest is 95-year-old Fred Mingledorff, one of the last living combat veterans of World War II. Mr. Mingledorff was there 75 years ago, on June 21, 1944, for the invasion of Guam during World War II, a turning point in the war against the Japanese. He talks with Stan about what he did during the war, how the war affected him, and looking back 75 years later.  

S2E11: D-Day at 75

GHS President and CEO Todd Groce joins Stan for a discussion about the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Allied invasion and liberation of Fortress Europe—what happened in 1944, its importance in World War II and the defeat of Nazi Germany, and what it all means 75 years later.