Category Archives: Books

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: Library of Congress

Continuing our celebration of National Library Week, Dr. Deaton discusses the history of America’s premier national library, established 220 years ago this week.

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: National Library Week

In honor of National Library Week, Dr. Deaton looks at the libraries throughout his life that have shaped his love of learning and history.

Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path: The Great Flu Pandemic of 1918

Listen to GHS Senior Historian Dr. Stan Deaton discuss the great flu pandemic of 1918 in a new installment of Dispatches From Off the Deaton Path.

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.

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!