John Rowe

John Rowe is a 2019 Alcuin Intern and student at Hillsdale College, where he plans to study History and Politics. His interests include religion, politics, and their interaction, records orchestrated by Nelson Riddle, sports and music history, and following his beloved Minnesota Twins, Vikings, and Wild. 

Recent blog posts by this author

Why Didn't the Founders Abolish Slavery?

Reparations for slavery have reemerged as a hotbed issue in the 2020 election, raising the question of why the Founding Fathers did not abolish slavery when starting their new country. Many of the Founders – including George Washington, Benjamin...

An Unforgettable Life: Three Reasons Nat "King" Cole Needs a Biopic

The staggering success of 2015’s “Straight Outta Compton,” 2018’s “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and 2019’s “Rocketman” have spawned the production of a half dozen biopics about Aretha Franklin, Celine Dion, Leonard Bernstein, and Elvis Presley among others....