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State Historical Society
Written by Tom Rafiner   
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 08:06
Last Saturday I spoke at the State Historical Society of Missouri.  The subject of my talk was "Cinders & Silence:  Missouri's Burnt District and Order No. 11."  About 50 people were present and it seemed to go well.  It was an honor to speak in front of George Caleb Bingham's famous painting.
 
Peyton Research Trip to St. Louis
Written by Tom Rafiner   
Friday, 13 May 2011 09:45
I will be in the St. Louis area next Tuesday and Wednesday conducting research into R.L.Y. Peyton and Missouri's Burnt District.  Tuesday I intent to be in St. Charles County and Wednesday at the Missouri State Historical Museum.
 
State Historical Society of Missouri: Speaking
Written by Tom Rafiner   
Friday, 13 May 2011 09:42
On Saturday, May 21, 2011 I will be speaking at the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia.  My presentation will be at 1:00 p.m. in the Gallery.  The focus of my talk with be Order No. 11.  The title of my presentation is "Cinders and Silence:  Missouri's Burnt District and Order No. 11."  Books will be available for purchase at this presentation.
 
Tom interviewed by KTWU of Topeka
Written by Tom Rafiner   
Tuesday, 12 April 2011 10:20
On Thursday, April 7, 2011 Tom was interviewed by Jim Kelley of public television's KTWU in Topeka.  The focus of the interview was Order No. 11.  Once editing is complete the interview will be used by KTWU during the summer.  The television station runs a series entitled "Sunflower Seeds" which chronicles historic events relevant to Kansas' history.  Look for Tom's interview this summer.
 
Featured in "America's Civil War"
Written by Tom Rafiner   
Tuesday, 12 April 2011 10:13
Caught Between Three Fires was featured in the book review section of the May 2011 issue of "America's Civil War."  The feature notes, "Rafiner's study goes beyond the immediate period to flesh out the war in western Missouri and to look at what happened to thos Cass Countians after the exodus."  See page 70 of the issue for the feature.
 
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