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Hoosier author explores presidential campaign cycles in Indiana

By Abrahm Hurt TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS — Many probably don’t remember the presidential campaigns of southern segregationist, George Wallace. Fewer will remember that he drew numerous votes and support in his campaigns through Indiana in 1964, 1968 and 1972. “Campaign Crossroads: Presidential Politics in Indiana from Lincoln to Obama” by Andrew Stoner delves into the influences […]

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Former lawmaker’s book traces family that sent 33 men to the Civil War

By Taylor Brown TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS— Former state Rep. Mike Murphy now writes history instead of creating it. Murphy’s book, “The Kimberlin’s Go to War: A Union Family in Copperhead Country,” tells a story of the hardships the Southern Indiana family faced during the Civil War. The Kimberlins, the first white settlers of Scott County, sent […]

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Author gives a Hoosier’s view of Indiana’s reach

Christina Ramey The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – A new book reveals how Indiana’s stories reach beyond our boarders as the state celebrates its bicentennial. “IN Writing: Uncovering the Unexpected Hoosier State” is filled with essays written by journalist and author Douglas A. Wissing. “It shows that Indiana isn’t a boring place,” Wissing said. He has written […]