ThumbIn his remarks upon receiving the AASLH Award of Distinction, Charles F. Bryan, Jr. speaks of the recent project Turning Points and its parallel to his, and many other history professionals’, career path.

Bryan says that most of them have experienced that moment in their life that put them on the path to their history profession.

Bryan then goes on to describe his passion for the field and the importance of the work of public historians provide for society on a grand scale.