Tag:history

  • Dr. Philip Miller discusses post-traumatic stress disorder and lobotomy

    Dr. Philip Miller, who practiced internal medicine and cardiology for 34 years with Wake Internal Medicine Consultants Inc. and works now as a part-time physician with the Military Entrance Processing Station, discusses posttraumatic stress disorder and lobotomy. Miller offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No.

  • JLF’s Sarah Curry discusses N.C. historic preservation tax credits

    Sarah Curry, John Locke Foundation director of fiscal policy studies, explains why local grant programs would work better than N.C. tax credits for historic preservation. Curry’s comments are linked to the report Historic Preservation Tax Credits: Government should not intervene in the historic-property business on economic grounds.

  • Author Tommy Harrelson discusses ‘Southport’s Art Newton’

    Tommy Harrelson, former N.C. transportation secretary, discusses the subject of his book Southport’s Art Newton. Harrelson discussed the legacy of Newton’s paintings and photography during a Jan. 26, 2015, speech for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click here.

  • JLF’s Michael Lowrey discusses German U-boats off the N.C. coast in 1918

    Michael Lowrey, John Locke Foundation policy analyst and international German U-boat expert, discusses one of two U-boats that operated off the N.C. coast in 1918. Lowrey offered these comments during a Jan. 5, 2015, speech for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click…

  • Ashbrook Center’s Roger Beckett touts American historical documents

    Roger Beckett, executive director of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University, discusses the importance of studying original documents when trying to understand key issues in American history. Beckett offered these comments during a Dec. 1, 2014, speech for the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF…

  • VIDEO: Focusing on Original Documents in History Studies

    RALEIGH — Original documents are much more valuable than textbooks when it comes to teaching students about key issues in American history. That’s the argument the head of the Ohio-based Ashbrook Center made Monday during a speech to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society.