Press & Media

The Albert Gore Research Center’s faculty, staff, and students are sometimes featured in the news. Below is a curated list of recent online media coverage about the Gore Center or any of our related projects.

"Former Vice President Al Gore speaks at MTSU about his father's political life" by Brinley Hineman, The Daily News Journal, September 16, 2019

"Gore reflects on father's political legacy, climate crisis at MTSU forum" by Gina Logue,, September 16, 2019

"Walker Library, Gore Center exhibit salutes Tennessee's role in WWII" by Gina Logue,, June 6, 2019

"Gore Sr. biography sheds light on man from Possum Hollow" by Ken Beck, The Wilson Post, April 22, 2019

"'Movement 68' recalls 50 years of MTSU student activism at symposium" by Gina Logue,, October 17, 2018

"Library displays '#MurfreesboroLoves' counterprotest response to white supremacist presence" by Gina Logue,, September 14, 2018

"Protesting the Confederacy on Campus" by Sarah Calise, The Activist History Review, July 25, 2018.

"Letters to Sen. Al Gore Sr. offer glimpse at Tennesseans' views on civil rights, King's death 50 years ago" by Holly Meyer, The Tennessean, April 3, 2018.

"Martin Luther King's assassination: Reflections on a 50-year-old letter" by Kent Syler, The Tennessean, April 3, 2018.

"MTSU alumnus Jim Free shares political expertise with students" by Gina Logue,, November 9, 2017.

"How Al Gore, Sr., went from war hawk to dove in one career" by Kent Syler, The Tennessean, November 5, 2017.

"A Mirror of Today's Political Fray in Letters from 50 Years Ago" by Campbell Robertson, The New York Times, October 29, 2017.

"'MTSU On the Record' guest uses Gore Center to piece together late mother's fascinating life" by Gina Logue,, July 10, 2017.

“MTSU Student Government Honors Syler with Distinguished Service Award” by Gina Logue,, May 23, 2017.

“Ribbon Cut at Preservation Exhibit” by Jake Old, Lebanon Democrat, March 7, 2017.

“Historians Search for Pieces of Black History” by Michelle Willard, Daily News Journal, February 28, 2017.

“MTSU Students Get a Lesson in Lawmaking from 1964” by Liz Lohuis, WSMV-TV, February 14, 2017.

“Exhibit Features Williamson County Preservation Efforts” by Alex Hubbard, The Tennessean, February 6, 2017.

“Exhibit Commemorating Nat’l Historic Preservation Act Opens in Haywood County” by WBBJ 7 Eyewitness News Staff,, December 5, 2016.

“Syler: Gore Sr. Knew Japan Was ‘Ready to Strike’ Before Pearl Harbor” by Kent Syler, Daily News Journal, December 4, 2016.

"Documenting Dissent in the Contemporary College Archive: Finding Our Function within the Liberal Arts" by Jarrett M. Drake, On Archivy, November 6, 2016.

“Johnson, Stein Supporters Could Decide Presidency” by Kent Syler and John Vile, The Tennessean, October 24, 2016.

“Kennedy-Nixon Debates Were Civil—Unlike Today” by Michael Collins, The Tennessean, October 16, 2016.

“'Mae West Effect’ Could Elect Donald Trump” by John Vile and Kent Syler, Daily News Journal, September 26, 2016.

“JFK Asked Gore to Head Secret Debate Strategy Group” by Kent Syler, Daily News Journal, September 26, 2016.

"An Update on Archiving Student Activism at Princeton (ASAP)" by Jarrett M. Drake, Mudd Manuscript Library Blog, March 25, 2016.

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