About the Author
Bruce Geelhoed is Director for the Center for Middletown Studies and Professor of History at Ball State University. His fields of specialization include American business history and recent American history. He is author of Charles E. Wilson and Controversy at the Pentagon, 1953 to 1957, The Dragon and the Snake (with Millicent Anne Gates), and Margaret Thatcher: In Triumph and Downfall, as well as numerous articles that have appeared in state and regional journals.
Anthony Edmonds has taught at Ball State University since 1969. He is a professor of history, a winner of five outstanding teaching awards, and the author of Joe Louis and The War in Vietnam.