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September 8, 2014
"Historian Jack Hubbard has seen it all. From the roaring '20s to supercomputing, Hubbard had a knack for being in the right place at the right time. His memoirs, compiled and edited by his brother George and niece Elizabeth, don't extend past 1969, but thanks to the painstaking efforts of his editors, we are privy to what happened behind the typewriter in those final 40 years." --TxEx Alcalde Sept 2014, p. 69
August 11, 2014
John Hubbard was one of the most good spirited, enthusiastic, and fascinating teachers I ever had. He was full of appreciation for history, convinced of its importance, and never, ever boring about it. And that same strength and appeal are to be found throughout this delightful book. He was an extremely interesting man who led an extremely interesting, adventurous life and its’ all here. - David McCullough, author of Truman and John Adams
Adventures with a Historian will be for sale at the 2014 USC Homecoming Marketplace. Jack's experiences during 1974 will be highlighted in honor of the class of '74.
June 20, 2014
For Immediate Release Adventures with a Historian The Life and Times of John R. “Jack” Hubbard By John R. Hubbard Edited by Elizabeth A. Hubbard and George U. Hubbard Almost a century in the making, John R. “Jack” Hubbard practiced what he preached when he penned the segments of his life’s story he considered most meaningful and most memorable. He told his students, colleagues, and anyone else who would listen that understanding what happened, why it happened, and to whom it happened was more...