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Miscellaneous coverage
The New York Times, by Susan Hodara
Selected Radio Commentaries and Interviews
Sporting Witness: Jim Thorpe - American Indian Legend
American Public Media's MARKETPLACE 5/30/2005
Biography
The definitive biography of American Indian Jim Thorpe (1887-1953), arguably the greatest all-around athlete the United States has ever seen. Knopf Oct. 26, 2010.
"A splendid biography."-- Molly Haskell, NY Times, Editors' Choice. A Best Book of 2000: NY Times, Washington Post, LA Times, SF Chronicle, and others. Da Capo paperback, 2001, NYTimes Editors' Choice. U.K. hardcover and paperback edition: Aurum Press; additional Aurum paperback edition, 2008.
Selected & Miscellaneous Articles by me
"History Now," online quarterly journal of the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, Issue 21, March 2010.
Television

"Up for Auction, Thorpe’s Letters Make the Past Come Alive" May 30, 2007

"Jim Thorpe’s life after his peak as an Olympic champion and amateur and professional football player until his exit from sports in 1928 has hardly been examined by mainstream historians. But a glimpse of his story and sports performances can be found in private correspondence recently released by his family..."

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