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Todd S. Purdum

Todd S. Purdum
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Todd S. Purdum is the author of An Idea Whose Time Has Come and A Time of Our Choosing. He is a staff writer for The Atlantic, having previously worked for more than twenty years at The New York Times, where he covered beats from City Hall to the White House and served as Los Angeles bureau chief. He has also been a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and a senior writer at Politico. A native of Macomb, Illinois, and a graduate of Princeton University, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Dee Dee Myers, and their two children.

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Todd Purdum interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered

Todd Purdum discusses 'An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964' on NPR's All Things Considered.

Something Wonderful

Todd S. Purdum
Henry Holt and Co.
Henry Holt and Co.

A revelatory portrait of the creative partnership that transformed musical theater and provided the soundtrack to the American Century

They stand at the apex of the great age of songwriting,...

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An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Todd S. Purdum
Picador
Picador

A top Washington journalist recounts the dramatic political battle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the law that created modern America

It was a turbulent time in America—a time...

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A Time of Our Choosing

Todd S. Purdum and the Staff of The New York Times
Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books

The authoritative account of America's most controversial war since Vietnam, a conflict in which "shock and awe" were not confined to the battlefield

It was a war like no other the...

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