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23 August 2002

Washington Times

Emory University is continuing its investigation of historian Michael Bellesiles, author of a book that attacks the "myth" of early American gun ownership. "Professor Michael Bellesiles will be on paid leave from his teaching duties at Emory University during the fall semester," the university said in a statement released yesterday. Scholars say they have found evidence of research fraud in Mr. Bellesiles' book, "Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture,"... (

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