Wall, James T.

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WALL, James T.

WALL, James T. American, b. 1933. Genres: History. Career: Legislative aide to Senator Estes Kefauver, 1957-59; Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC and abroad, operations officer, 1959-65; Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, faculty member, beginning 1969. Command and General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS, instructor, 1972-77, 1986- 88; First Army Intelligence School, Ft. Meade, MD, instructor, 1973; Secretary of the Army, Washington, DC, civilian aide for the state of Virginia, 1979-81. Fulbright Visiting Professor, University of Edinburgh, 1983-84, and National University of Costa Rica, 1986-87; professorial lecturer in U.S. military history, Georgetown University, 1979-82; adjunct professor, U.S. Military Academy, 1984-88. Publications: From the Law of Moses to the Magna Carta: Essays in Ancient and Medieval History, 1979, rev. ed., 1985; (Coauthor and ed.) The Landscape of American History: Essays in Memoriam to Richard W. Griffin, 1979; Manifest Destiny Denied: America's First Intervention in Nicaragua, 1981; The Boundless Frontier: America from Christopher Columbus to Abraham Lincoln, 1999. Contributor to historical and academic journals. Address: 8268 Branch Road, Annandale, VA 22003, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]