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United States

16 April 2002

New York Post

For 15 years, Patrick Washburn has displayed a Reconstruction-era rifle on the wall of his office at Ohio University (OU). The firearm, a family heirloom passed down from his great-grandfather, seemed to be an appropriate antique for Mr. Washburn to hang there: Mr. Washburn is a journalism professor specializing in the history of wartime press. But now, he's the one doing battle with Ohio University administrators. Although Mr. Washburn is one of the nation's foremost... (

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