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 September 2, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: A Tango in Paris

Commentator Archie McDonald shares some special moments from his latest trip to Paris 

7:35am

Fri August 26, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Church in the Woods

Commentator Archie McDonald tells tales of the unusual that took place in the little country church he attends. 

7:35am

Fri August 19, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Made in America?

Commentator Archie McDonald laments the loss of the Made in America label and what it means for our future. 

7:35am

Fri August 12, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: For the Love of Pork

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Commentator Archie McDonald takes a look at the historic love southerners have with pork and the genesis of the wild hogs that forage in his country landscape 

7:35am

Fri August 5, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: A Reflection on August, 1945

Commentator Archie McDonald Reflects back to August, 1945 and events which changed the world. 

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