Peanuts, Popcorn & American Presidents

Ray Robinson surveys the presidential attitude toward baseball since the ...


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Thomas R. Pegram

Thomas R. Pegram is professor of History at Loyola University Maryland.  His most recent book is One Hundred Percent American: The Rebirth and Decline of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s.  He has also written Battling Demon Rum: The Struggle for a Dry America, 1800–1933, a highly regarded study of the forces that won prohibition.  Born in Hammond, Indiana, Mr. Pegram grew up in the Midwest and in California, then studied at Santa Clara University and Brandeis, where he received a Ph.D. in American history.  He lives with his family in Baltimore County, Maryland.