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Stephen B. Oates
Stephen B. Oates is the author of sixteen books, With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln and Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr; both recipients of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book, and Christopher Award. Other notable works include The Approaching Fury: Voices of the Storm, 1820-1861. Oates was featured in Ken Burns's The Civil War series on PBS, and received the Nevins-Freeman Award of the Chicago Civil War Round Table for lifetime achievement in the field of Civil War studies. Mr. Oates is also a former professor of History at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.