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Gunderman ’83 – writes about Hoosier author Lew Wallace

General Lew Wallace

General Lew Wallace

Dr. Richard Gunderman ’83, a chancellor’s professor at Indiana University, contributed an article posted in the IBJ “Hoosier Beacon” column last week, celebrating the writings of General Lew Wallace, specifically his famous novel Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1880).

The “Hoosier Beacon,” which runs in the IBJ every other week, pays tribute to Indiana’s bicentennial year by telling the stories of famous Hoosiers writers.  Click here to read Dr. Gunderman’s thoughts about the writings of Lewis Wallace, Class of 1840, who attended Wabash College and was awarded an honorary LLD by Wabash in 1881.