Michael Green

Michael Green


Green is a professor of history at CSN and the author of several books on the Civil War era and on the history of Nevada and Las Vegas. He also edits the Nevada Historical Society Quarterly and the Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in Nevada History for the University of Nevada Press, and writes "Nevada Yesterdays" for KNPR and columns for the Nevada's Washington Watch newsletter.



Russell Baker’s Rack of Wisdon

Russell Baker, my journalistic idol and my favorite writer, turned 90 on August 14. After a distinguished reporting career, Baker wrote the “Observer” column for The New York Times for more than 36 years. He’s published two volumes of memoirs (including a Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiography, Growing Up), a compilation of his book reviews , and five collections of his columns, among other things. Read More