Author Archives: Kevin Hess

About Kevin Hess

Kevin is interning with the American Historical Association for the summer of 2015 and will be a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison next fall. He is currently pursuing a bachelor’s in History and a certificate in German Language with the intention of moving onto graduate or law school following completion of his undergraduate studies. Kevin is interested in all facets of American history, but specifically enjoys studying 20th-century United States history, including the Second World War and the Cold War. He has written extensively on the utilization of American Korean War POWs by the United States government and media for Cold War propaganda campaigns. During his studies, Kevin has had the ability to work with the Oral Histories department of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum as well as the archives of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Kevin’s outside interests include playing lacrosse and golf, reading, and watching Wisconsin basketball and football.

Recapping the NHC’s Second Annual Reception for Congressional Interns

Following the National History Center’s second annual reception for congressional interns, NHC and AHA intern Kevin Hess reflects on an evening of conversation regarding history’s place in politics and the wider world with peers and historians alike.