Radio Appearance

Women in Congress and The Acharnians- on Classics Now,  Thursday, February 20, 2013 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata


Doc and Mary will discuss plays by the Greek satirist Aristophenes whose gender-bending and folly-of-war satires more than 2500 years ago make clear that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Special Event

Doc Hosts Monuments Men Dinner to honor his dad, Richard Allen Stull, Monday, February 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM, Plaza Grill, Arcata.

Doc's Dad Germany  1945

Photo of Richard Allen Stull, Haarm, Germany, 1945, WWII – Civil Affairs/Interpreter/Arts and Monuments

Back of photo reads:  “Three members of the Hitler Volkstrom, who gave themselves up when the Americans entered their town of Haarm, Germany, point to the spot where they had their weapons hid.  A military government expert, Richard Stull of Lakewood, Ohio is getting the details.  104th Infantry Division, FUSH, US First Army, 3/3/45.

My dad was in a Civil Affairs Unit in WWII and later served with the Allied Military Government as a German language and culture specialist.  He and was involved in the restoration of some of Beethoven’s manuscripts and piano in the city of Bad Godesburg outside the new provisional German government in Bonn after the fall of Berlin.

An  an interpreter, he saw the liberation of three concentration camps.   He  earned three bronze stars though he never spoke about the circumstances behind his being awarded them.  He died in 1997.

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