Donald Ritchie’s favorite book is True Compass.
Marion Rodgers and Donald Ritchie discuss their books, journalist Henry Louis Mencken, and the state of journalism today.
You may have seen representatives of the University of Florida’s Samuel Proctor Oral History Program (SPOHP) at the OHA Annual Meeting this year. We rumbled down hallways in a pack six strong, all twenty-five years old and younger, all smiles, all ears, and all left feet.
Well the time has come for me to say goodbye to all of you lovely readers. Running the OUPblog has been a dream job and leaving is very bittersweet. So I thought before I left we could take a trip down memory lane and review some of the best blog posts of the past. This list certainly is not conclusive, just a few of the thousands of posts I had the honor of sharing with you. Please keep in touch. You can follow my adventures on twitter @FordBecca. Ciao!
Donald Ritchie says goodbye to Walter Cronkite.
Donald Ritchie looks at the reporting of Watergate.
Donald Ritchie looks at the connection between spring training rookies and Senatorial appointees.
Donald Ritchie looks at how the Presidential Inauguration moved from the East Front of the Capitol to the West Front.
Donald Ritchie looks at the gap between the Presidential election an inauguration day.
Donald Ritchie looks at the Electoral College.
Donald Ritchie looks at political resistance to changes in the press.
Donald Ritchie shares his National Press club speech.
AANB contributor Donald Ritchie writes about Annie Lee Moss and Joe McCarthy.
Donald Ritchie looks at the history of women reporting the news.
Donald Ritchie takes a closer look at newspapers.
Donald Ritchie looks at the telegraph.