Richard Allen Hyde

The Rev. Dr. Richard Allen Hyde began his ministry as the associate chaplain of Dartmouth College. Since then he has pastored churches in Vermont, Massachusetts, California, and now Maine, where he is the pastor of the First Congregational Church of Gray.

Along the way, he earned an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School and a PhD from the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. He has been a lecturer at Dartmouth College, the School for Advanced International Studies, and the State Department. He also leads tours of the nation’s capital for university alumni clubs and other groups.

Americans Should Want Andrew Jackson’s Statue in Lafayette Square
Americans Should Want Andrew Jackson’s Statue in Lafayette Square

The first statue ever erected in Washington that is still in place is the suddenly much-contested one of President Andrew Jackson.