Stories from History’S Dust Bin, Volume 1

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Xlibris Corporation, Nov 4, 2015 - Biography & Autobiography - 378 pages
This vast collection of stories about well-known and long-forgotten personalities is as informative as it is interesting. It is a must-read, a wealth of unique information about people and events that is intellectually challenging, highly entertaining, and sprinkled appropriately with personal humor. Dr. Armand A. Lakner, Apollo 11 Mission, Systems Reliability Manager, NASA (Retired), and author of From Mauthausen to the Moon

What Wayne Winterton has given us is both an educators research of history coupled with a good guys chuckling look at unforgettable people, all encapsulated in very readable short stories. Slim Randles, syndicated columnist, author of Sun Dog Days" and "Ravens Prey, and recipient of the 2012 Rounders Award.

 

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Wayne Winterton began his career in 1963 as a teacher and later as principal of two schools on the Navajo Reservation. He was also the superintendent of the Albuquerque Indian High School, superintendent of schools for the Northern Pueblos Agency, and during 1978–1979, was the interim president of the Institute of American Indian Arts, a junior college in Santa Fe.

From 1979 to 1986 he worked for the Office of Surface Mining in Kansas City, Missouri, and Tulsa, Oklahoma, in part, conducting surface mining compliance audits and hearings in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

In 1986, he joined the staff of the Bureau of Land Management’s National Training Center in Phoenix as the division chief for Administrative and Media Services and, later, briefly as center director prior to his retirement in 2004 with over forty years of federal service.

Winterton received his PhD from the University of New Mexico in 1976.

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