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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Planning for the last attack doesn't make Americans safer
Topic - Caroline Lockhart
Women often emerge from the history of the American West as academic icons. Scholars have pored over diaries and letters with the idea of portraying even the most ordinary Madonnas-of-the-prairie as reliable sources. After all, it was proto-feminists struggling against the frontier patriarchy who actually won the West, or so we're led to believe.
Debuting at the Boston Post in 1894, Lockhart reported on everything from "taking the wheel of a full-rigged ship" to "spending Christmas Eve on the street in Boston's most squalid neighborhood."