Tag Archives: J. Samuel Walker

Reflections on the Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb


It comes up every year at the time of the anniversary. It is one of the most difficult and complex questions in American history. Why did the leadership of the United States choose to drop the atomic bomb on Japan … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: J. Samuel Walker’s ACC Basketball: The Story of Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the Fist Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference


ACC Basketball: The Story of Rivalries, Traditions, and Scandals of the First Two Decades of the Atlantic Coast Conference. By J. Samuel Walker. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. As a transplanted Midwesterner growing up in South Carolina … Continue reading

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