Doris Kearns Goodwin

World-renowned Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Goodwin is the author of six New York Times best-selling books, including her most recent, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism.

Goodwin has served as a consultant and has been interviewed extensively for PBS and the History Channel's documentaries on LBJ, the Kennedy family, Franklin Roosevelt, Abraham and Mary Lincoln and Ken Burns' The History of Baseball and The Civil War. Goodwin earned a Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University, where she taught Government, including a course on the American Presidency. She served as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson in his last year in the White House, and later assisted President Johnson in the preparation of his memoirs.

Doris Kearns’s sessions at USA 2015

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