On March 27th I sat for an hour long interview and audience Q & A for the Norwich University Expert Voices Series – sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and the Board of Fellows. The event was held at 7pm in the Sullivan Museum and History Center. The interview was conducted by Jon Allen (NU ’94). The audio is posted below in two parts that you can listen to right here or download and take with you.
Below are a few interesting excerpts from Major General Ernest N. Harmon’s address to the Newcomen Society on October 6th, 1951, in Northfield, Vermont. Harmon was introduced by the Honorable Stanley C. Wilson – former Governor of Vermont and Chairman of the Norwich University Board of Trustees. I’ll scan the entire pamphlet (35 pages) and [...]
Newspapers have a tradition of smearing Norwich cadets that dates back to the smallpox scare of 1912. After a single case of the highly contagious disease was confirmed, cadets briefly lived under a loose quarantine and slept in tents on the U.P. while the barracks were fumigated. That was it. But by the time news [...]
Captain Alden Partridge on the state of higher education prior to founding America’s first private military college: “Have they been instructed in the science of government generally, and more especially in the principles of our excellent constitution, and are they prepared to sit in the legislative councils of our nation: Has their attention been called [...]