Doris Kearns Goodwin

Historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will present “Where Do We Go From Here: Leadership in Turbulent Times” on September 27 at 4:00 p.m. in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons.  Leadership in Turbulent Times (Simon & Schuster, 2018), Goodwin’s most recent book, is a seminal work based on her five decades of studying the presidential leadership of Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson. Goodwin is also the author of several acclaimed books, including The Fitzgeralds and the KennedysNo Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II,  winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, winner of the Carnegie Medal. Her book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, winner of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, was the basis for Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated film “Lincoln.” A graduate of Colby College and Harvard University, Goodwin has been honored with the Charles Frankel Prize, Sarah Josepha Hale Medal, New England Book Award, Carl Sandburg Literary Award, and Ohioana Book Award. Sponsor: The Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics’ Clough Colloquium.

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