Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota History Magazine Spring 2007 (60:5)

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The Oppenheimer Affair: Red Scare in Minnesota
by Iric Nathanson
As the Cold War heats up, a promising young physics professor is forced to resign from the University of Minnesota.

A Zinger from W. T. Sherman
by Hamp Smith
General William Tecumseh Sherman’s fiery response to Governor Stephen Miller’s badgering still smolders in the MHS collections.

Instamatic Memories: The Beatles in Minnesota
by Steven R. Hoffbeck
August 1965: Police and fans prepare for the big night, when the Fab Four play Bloomington’s Metropolitan Stadium.
Share your memory of the Beatles visit to Minnesota.


Minnesota's Greatest Generation
Responding to the “Free a Man to Fight” campaign, Ardice Brower joins the Marines, as told to Thomas Saylor.

A visit to the Kahler Grand Hotel, a Rochester institution long linked to the Mayo Clinic.

Book Reviews
Minnesota: On the Road * Minneapolis Grain Exchange * Pipestone: Place and Identity * Dakota Commemorative Marches

Tracey Baker recalls the diversity of one-story wooden shops in the heart of St. Paul.

News & Notes

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