May 1987

Volume 25, Number 5
Contents of the online edition

Editor: Marilyn Cole Finley
Editorial Assistant and EIB Editor: Kathy Koziara-Herbert

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Washington Notes

  • Washington Notes
    by Samuel R. Gammon

Teaching Innovations

Contributing Editor: Robert Blackey

  • Reuniting the Historical Profession: The National Commission on the Social Studies
    by Arthur S. Link


  • The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation Report, March 1987
    by Bradford Perkins
  • "Nonacademic" Historians and Careers for History Doctorates
  • History Book Production Down, Prices Up

HTA News

  • HTA News
    by Deborah Welch


  • Grand Jury Secrecy and the Historian's Right to Know
    by Patti A. Goldman
  • Library Collections and the Historian
    by Arnold H. Price

Bicentennial of the Constitution

  • The Legacy of James Madison
    by A. E. Dick Howard
  • The Constitution: Read All about It!
    by Craig Eisendrath

AHA Activities

  • One Hundred Years Ago


  • Member Activities

Letters to the Editor

  • Leslie H. Fishel
  • Byron Dobell
  • Roy Lubove
  • Boyd C. Shafer
  • John R. Burke

NCC News

  • Resolution on Declassification Policy Adopted on April 3, 1987, by the NCC
    by Page Putnam Miller