John Banks

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Gender MALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Journalist
Location United States
Introduction John Banks is married and has two daughters. He graduated from Mount Lebanon (Pa.) High School and West Virginia University (B.A. in journalism). In his first job out of college, he was sports editor of the Evening Journal in Martinsburg, W.Va., 15 miles from the Antietam battlefield in Sharpsburg, Md. A longtime editor in sports at The Dallas Morning News, he now works for ESPN in Connecticut. Banks is secretary-treasurer of The Center for Civil War Photography.
Interests Civil War, Antietam, Gettysburg, sports journalism, blogging, JFK assassination, U.S. history, Holocaust
Favorite Movies Casino, The Shawshank Redemption, Animal House, Goodfellas, Das Boot, Gettysburg
Favorite Music U2, Pearl Jam, The Doors, Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker, Neil Young
Favorite Books Gettysburg, Journey in Time by William Frassinito