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James Thornton Harris is an independent historian, essayist, and journalist.

He began his career as a daily newspaper reporter and worked at The Sacramento Bee, The Press Democrat, the Santa Cruz Sentinel and The Ukiah Daily Journal.

He is a regular contributor to the History News Network and his work has appeared in many publications including Newsweek, the Los Angeles Times, Heirs, New West, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

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