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Ralph K. Andrist

Ralph Andrist was a former editor in the Book Division of the American Heritage Publishing Company. He graduated with Magna Cum Laude with a major in journalism from University of Minnesota in 1935. He passed away in 2004.

Articles by this Author

Anthony Comstock spent a lifetime on a crusade to clean the nation’ Augean stables of smut, vice, and nudity. Sometimes it seems as if he pried in vain
“Ice Ahead!”, August 1966 | Vol. 17, No. 5
One of his ships was rotten, his cold-weather gear was totally inadequate, and his officers resented him. But Lieutenant Wilkes had his orders—and off into the unknown Antarctic he sailed
Massacre!, April 1962 | Vol. 13, No. 3
Minnesota’s Sioux uprising began with senseless murder on a peaceful Sunday afternoon. Before it ended, the smell of death was everywhere
Gold!, December 1962 | Vol. 14, No. 1
The glacier that covered most of North America scarred the land, turned rivers in their courses, and deeply influenced our history