Misfires Wall Street Journal
10/10/2003 Benny Smith and
Bellesiles: Two of a kind, or
one and the same? The Emory Wheel
drops the discredited book
Clayton Cramer Saw and (Nearly) Everyone Else Missed History
No Longer NRO
U. Conservative Club calls for reform
Univ. recinds Bancroft New York Times
Univ. recinds Bancroft Seattle P-I [AP]
removes Bellesiles book from collection
feeling heat over Bancroft Prize Washington Times
Rockwell on the disgrace of Bellesiles.
News Network: The Bellesiles saga
Cramer's take on the "resignation."
the Wall Street Journal "Best of the Web Today")
"I have accepted the resignation of Michael Bellesiles from
his position as Professor of History at Emory University,
effective December 31, 2002," says a statement from interim
dean Robert Paul. Bellesiles's antigun book, "Arming
America," has drawn fire for research techniques that are
shoddy at best. We'll have more on this next week, but if you're
interested in the background, you can read our Kim Strassel's
columns on the subject from April
5, 2001, and Feb.
22 and June
6, 2002. Over at InstaPundit.com,
Glenn Reynolds has been all over this story, so check it out too.
appeals The Emory Wheel
places Bellesiles on paid leave
Univ. report of investigation
shootout over guns by Ed Williams, Charlotte
academic fraud by Tanya Metaksa, Frontpagemag.com
Cowards of Academe by David Skinner, The Weekly
Accountability by Kimberley A.
Strassel, Wall Street Journal
Guardian's take on "professor under fire"
loses NEH endorsement of Newberry fellowship
“Pulped” Fiction: Michael Bellesiles and His Yellow
By Jerome Sternstein, Professor Emeritus
of History, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Review, by James Lindgren Professor
of Law, Northwestern U., Yale Law Journal
We Need Warning Labels For Lies In The Library? Independence
Gun Show links
Jan 2002 Larry Pratt's
disclosure of Kellerman's complicity
refusal to acknowledge his errors. See the many reader comments.
Cramer exposes Bellesiles' fraudulent claims at Columbia
A quick overview of the basic problem
RKBA.org compilation of links (that aren't linked?)