Writing History and in other genres has thrived under Ronald’s apt pen. At William Penn University, he took an English scholarship and wrote for its newspaper.
In 1967, he met Dr. Martin L. King. Ronald listened to Dr. King’s speech while taking a seat in a college theater’s balcony. Several months later Ronald wrote and spoke the eulogy to the University’s student body.
As an administrator for the I.S. 201 Independent School District in Manhattan, New York Ronald wrote specifications for Federal, State, and Local educational programs. Next, he entered Howard University to pursue a doctorate in History.
To complete his research, Ronald entered the United States Marine Corps. In 1977, with the approval of his mentor at Howard, he completed the subject of his dissertation: “Pattern For Victory - The United States and Asia 1945-1976 and Beyond”. As evidenced in international decisions and violent conflicts on the Asian continent, Ronald researched historical markers that indicated a replication of data for a period exceeding three decades.
Professor Adam Ulam, professor of history and international relations at Harvard University, referenced the same examination of events in Foreign Affairs Magazine of Autumn 1985.
A reader can find a petition in the Congressional Record, 101st Congress, November 1999 that supported a National Day of Recognition for those killed in Lebanon on 23 October 1983 in the bombing of the Marine Corps Barracks, during the current Post-Pattern Era.
At the State Department, President William J. Clinton quoted this work during the Harry S. Truman Dedication on 22 September 2000. “Harry Truman's unmatched insight allowed him to see emerging patterns in history, to identify new challenges over the horizon, and to build the institutions and approaches to meet them. Thanks, in no small measure, to President Truman, we have won the Cold War…”