Alice L. George
Alice L. George
Historian and Author
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Historian Alice L. George...

worked for twenty years as a journalist before receiving her Ph.D. in history from Temple University in 2001. Now working as an independent historian in Philadelphia, she is the author of Awaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis and Old City Philadelphia: The Cradle of American Democracy, both published in 2003. She also is the researcher/historian for Challenge and Change: History of the Jews in America, a three-book series aimed at students who are in the seventh, eighth, and ninth grades. She authored Philadelphia: A Pictorial Celebration, published in 2006, and co-authored two volumes in Social History of the United States, released in October 2008. Her book, The Assassination of John F. Kennedy: Political Trauma and American Memory, takes a fresh look at one of the previous century's lingering mysteries.

During her career as a journalist, Dr. George worked in a number of positions, including assistant to the managing editors at the Detroit Free Press and deputy managing editor at the Philadelphia Daily News.