James Macgregor Burns

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James MacGregor Burns, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Aeard for Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, 1940-1945, served as a combat historian in World War II. He is Woodrow Wilson Professor Emeritus of Government at Williams College, a Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland, and author most recently of Packing the Court: The Rise of Judicial Power and the Coming Crisis of the Supreme Court (Penguin Press 2009)

Articles by this Contributor

August 1970

Roosevelt, like Lincoln and Wilson, died fighting for his ideals.

Winter 2011

A preeminent author reports on his experience as one of America's first combat historians, among a handful of men who accompanied soldiers into the bloodiest battles to write history as it was being made