Donald Gilleland, is a prolific author of over 500 published articles in a variety of nationally and internationally circulated magazines and newspapers, and has five published books: America: A Cultural Enigma, about major changes in our society over the last 50 years, published in January 2014; America: Where Great Things Happen, about exciting things Americans have done that received little news media attention......
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