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 July 29, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Connectivity in other times.

Commentator Archie McDonald reflects on the dependence we now have on the internet and instant connectivity. 

7:35am

Fri July 22, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: We Call It Wrastling

Commentator Archie McDonald remembers with some misgivings, his youthful fascination with professional wrestling.
 

7:35am

Fri July 15, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Journalists to Admire

Commentator Archie McDonald compiles a short list of journalists he admires. 

7:35am

Fri July 8, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Shopping Confessions

Commentator Archie McDonald makes a shopping confession. 

7:35am

Fri July 1, 2011
Commentary

McDonald: Thoughts on Independence Day

Commentator Archie McDonald pens a commentary about Independence Day. 

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