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Mark Coburn

A retired college teacher, Mark Coburn dwells in Durango, Colorado.  His writings include a book on General Sherman, articles on Mark Twain, and a co-authored children’s book on Lewis and Clark. 

Articles by this Author

Incensed that many leading European scientists had belittled North America's climate and fauna, Thomas Jefferson shipped them evidence and published a long reply in Notes on the State of Virginia.
When Joe Louis of the United States met Max Schmeling of Germany for the Heavyweight Championship of the World in 1938, politics and ballyhoo turned it into a battle between Freedom and Fascism—a foreshadowing of World War II