Vol. 15, Issue 1: About the Authors

Bill Streifer
The Pueblo Incident: Locating the ‘Hidden’ Spy Ship/The ‘Scissored’ Pueblo Record

Bill Streifer, MBA, is a freelance journalist and writer on the history of U.S. intelligence (OSS, FBI, CIA, NSA, ONI, etc.) and North Korea. Over the past ten years, he has written numerous times for Arguments of the Week, a newspaper in Russia and for peer-reviewed journals including the North Korean Review, Naval War College Review, and the American Intelligence Journal. Streifer is also the only American on the editorial board of Vostok (“East”): Journal of Oriental Studies, published by the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow.

Jessie Henderson
“Unwelcomed Soldiers Invading a Fraternity”: Breaking Gender Barriers in the United States Military

Jessie Henderson is a rising junior at Bradley Central High School in Cleveland, Tennessee.  She has competed in History Day for three years, qualifying for the national contest for two years.  At both national competitions, she placed in the top 20 with her documentary projects. She is the proud recipient of the 2020 Capt. Ken Coskey Naval History Prize, given for her documentary “Unwelcomed Soldiers Invading a Fraternity”:  Breaking Gender Barriers in the United States Military which examines the barrier-breaking naval career of Capt. Rosemary Mariner.  This summer Jessie served as an intern at Red Clay State Historical Park.  When she is not busy conducting NHD research or hitting the books for her honors classes, Jessie enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, and showing her dramatic side by participating in school and church theater productions.

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