Gerald White Johnson
Gerald White Johnson (1890–March 22, 1980) was a journalist, editor, essayist, historian, biographer, and novelist. Over his nearly 75 year career he was known for being "one of the most eloquent spokespersons for America’s adversary culture."
He was born in Riverton, North Carolina, the son of an editor of a Baptist magazine. He graduated from Wake Forest College in ... more »
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''Heroes are created by popular demand, sometimes out of the scantiest materials, or none at all.''Gerald W. Johnson (1890-1980), U.S. author. American Heroes and Hero-Worship, ch. 1 (1943).
''Nothing changes more constantly than the past; for the past that influences our lives does not consist of what actually happened, but of what men believe happened.''Gerald W. Johnson (1890-1980), U.S. author. American Heroes and Hero-Worship, ch. 1 (1943).