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Caroline Western is the Assistant Curator at the Hagley Museum and Library supervising its patent model collection.

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Thomas Wheeler is a businessman, politician, and author. He was the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission during the Obama Administration.

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Michael White has worked in film and television for more than thirty-six years. His career in special and visual effects began in 1976 at Pinewood Studios. More >>

Niles White is a freelance writer in Mesa, Arizona. He recommends Benjamin Holt and Caterpillar Tracks and Combines , by Reynold M. More >>

John H. White, Jr., is senior historian emeritus at the Smithsonian Institution and professor of history and mechanical engineering at Miami University, in Oxford, Ohio.

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Dr. Catherine Whitlock is a freelance science writer with a background in biomedical research. She spent ten years in London labs where she explored the immune response in Goodpasture’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Ron Westrum is professor of sociology and interdisciplinary technology at Eastern Michigan University and is editor of Social Psychology of Science Newsletter and author of Technologies and So More >>

James C. Williams teaches history at De Anza College, in Cupertino, California, and is executive director of the California History Center and Foundation. This article is adapted from “Frederick E. More >>

Carol Willis is the founder, director, and curator of The Skyscraper Museum. An architectural and urban historian, she has researched, taught, and written about the history of American city building. More >>

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George Wise, the author of Willis R. Whitney, General Electric, and the Origins of US. More >>

Michael Karl Witzel has published several books on automotive topics, including The American Gas Station (Motorbooks International, 1992) and Route 66 Remembe More >>

Curt is a former Assistant Editor at American Heritage. He is now a Senior Information Specialist at the University of Missouri. Previously, he was an instructor at the Missouri School of Journalism. More >>

Joseph H. Wolenski is a lawyer and vintage NASA photo collector. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia. 

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Stewart Wolpin is a freelance writer living in New York City and a frequent contributor to Invention & Technology.

Stewart has been writing about consumer electronics for more than 25 years.

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Mark Wolverton is a frequent contributor to Invention & Technology magazine.

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Lamont Wood is a freelance writer in San Antonio, Texas. More >>

Julie Wosk is a professor of humanities at SUNY Maritime College at Fort Schuyler in the Bronx, New York. More >>

MIKE WRIGHT is the author of What They Didn’t Teach You About the Civil War (Presidio Press, 1999) and other books. More >>

Carolyn Wyman is the author of a biography of Ella Fitzgerald and six food books, including The Great Philly Cheesesteak Book, Better Than Homemade, Spam: A Biography" and Jell-O: A Biography. Her nationally syndicated Supermarket Sampler col More >>

STEPHEN YAFA is a screenwriter, playwright, and novelist who has written for publications including Playboy , Details , Rolli More >>

STEPHEN ZANICHKOWSKY has written for Men’s Health, More, and The Atlantic and is the author of the memoir Fourteen: Growing Up Alone in a Crowd. More >>

ROBERT ZIMMERMAN wrote the article about docking in space in our Fall 2001 issue. More >>

Tom Zoellner, a former crime reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune, is a freelance writer based in San Francisco. More >>

Glenn Zorpette is senior associate editor of IEEE Spectrum , the magazine of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. More >>

WILLIAM S. ZUILL was a historian and editor of the Bermuda Royal Gazette and retired director of the Bermuda National Trust. 

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