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Douglas Brinkley

Douglas G. Brinkley is the director of the Theodore Roosevelt Center for American Civilization and Professor of History at Tulane University. He authored two New York Times best sellers: Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War and Voices of Valor: D-Day; June 6, 1944. He is the official historian for NBC News. Dr. Brinkley is contributing editor for the Los Angeles Times Book Review and American Heritage and a contributor to the New York Times and The New Yorker.

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The New York Times Living History: World War II, 1939-1942: The Axis Assault

Douglas Brinkley, General Editor; Edited and with Chapter Introductions by David Rubel

Introducing a new series where history comes alive in riveting documents and images of great events as they occurredWe have long relied on historians to sift through the debris of history...

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The New York Times Living History: World War II, 1942-1945: The Allied Counteroffensive

Douglas Brinkley, General Editor; Edited and with Chapter Introductions by David Rubel

World War II comes alive through the public records and private accounts of the day...We have long relied on historians to sift through the debris of the past and piece together narratives...

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The year 1856 was a pivotal one for this country, witnessing the birth of the Republican Party as we know it.  But it was also a critical year in the troubled political life of...

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Gerald R. Ford

The American Presidents

Douglas Brinkley; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., General Editor

The “accidental” president whose innate decency and steady hand restored the presidency after its greatest crisis When Gerald R. Ford entered...

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