Richard Shenkman is an associate professor of history at George Mason University and the New York Times bestselling author of six history books, including Presidential Ambition; Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of World History; and Just How Stupid Are We? Facing the Truth About the American Voter. The editor and founder of George Mason University's History News Network website, he can be seen regularly on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC.
Kurt Reiger recieved his B.A. in American History from Vanderbilt University. Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, he also holds an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
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This was a fun read all around! For those of us well-acquainted with U.S. History, it's icing on the cake, with interesting and humorous anecdotes. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Sandra Kelley
This book is a lot of fun and great to have around the coffee table. To me, the best part of history are the fun vignettes, and this book has many.Published on July 9, 2012 by Loki530
Received the book on time and in good condition. Will use book in my history classes, and enjoyed the book for its entertainment value.Published on July 1, 2012 by D. Smyth
My son read this book and found it to be amusing. After I read it I agreed and sent a copy to my brother for Christmas. Thank you Amazon.com for getting it to him quickly.Published on January 9, 2011 by P. Weiser
The book is OK and worth the money. I will get some useful tidbits from it.Published on October 31, 2010 by James Smeaton
One Night Stands With American History should belong in every historian's library. It provides a somewhat irreverent (but documented nonetheless) portrait of the many pungent,... Read morePublished on November 15, 2009 by Walton P. Sellers III
The surprisingly interesting stories in this collection generally range from one-half to three pages in length. Read morePublished on November 28, 2005 by K. W. Schreiter