H. J. Haskell

Henry Joseph “Harry” Haskell (1874–1952) was the editor of the Kansas City Star from 1928 to 1952. He was a two-time Pulitzer Prizewinner (1934, 1944) for his editorials in that paper. Born in Ohio, Haskell grew up in Bulgaria, where his parents established one of the region’s first Protestant evangelic missions. Haskell had planned to follow in his parents’ and older siblings’ missionary footsteps, but four years at Oberlin College convinced him his true calling was in writing. His son and his grandson, both named Harry, followed the same calling and wrote for the Kansas City Star as well.

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Rome set the example to modern Germany of making war profitable. In the half-century following the fall of Carthage, fifty million dollars in tribute and plunder drained into Rome. This sum gave a great opportunity to energetic men.
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What a fantastic way to learn ancient history: via the parallels with modern times. This book was a smash hit when it first came out in 1939, and yet it went out of print, and hasn’t been in print in half a century. H.J. Haskell was a journalist with