Archie McDonald, Ph.D.

Commentator

Archie P. McDonald (b. Nov. 29, 1935   -   d. Aug. 16, 2012) aught history at Stephen F. Austin State University for 47 years. He served as host and author of a commentary series on Red River Radio for more than a decade and also served on our community advisory board. He served as director of the East Texas Historical Association and editor of the Association’s Journal for 37 years. He was a past president of the Texas State Historical Association, past vice chair of the Texas Historical Commission, and author/editor of more than 20 books on historical topics—and one book of humor titled Helpful Cooking Hints for House Husbands of Uppity Women. Along with teaching, McDonald served as SFA's community liaison. His Red River Radio commentaries aired for many years on Fridays at 7:35 a.m.

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7:35am

Fri October 7, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Reflections on Good Fortunes

Commentator Archie McDonald reflects on modern science and his own good fortunes 

7:35am

Fri September 30, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Taking Inventory of Loyalties

Commentator Archie McDonald takes inventory on his shopping habits and his loyalty to his home business community. 

7:35am

Fri September 23, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Who are your Heroes?

This week Commentator Archie McDonald looks at his heroes and challenges us to look at who we consider as heroes. 

7:35am

Fri September 16, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Constitution Day

Commentator Archie McDonald takes a historic look at Constitution Day and Citizenship Day in the U.S. 

7:35am

Fri September 9, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: The Watermarks of our Lives

Commentator Archie McDonald reflects on the mystic watermarks that rivers, lakes, and oceans have left on his life. 

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