TITLE: Lincoln Symposium: Doris Kearns Goodwin
SPEAKER: Doris Kearns Goodwin
EVENT DATE: 2002/03/16
RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes
Doris Kearns Goodwin speaks on "Lincoln's White House" at the Abraham Lincoln Institute Fifth Annual Symposium (2002). She is introduced by Steven Lee Carson.
Speaker Biography: Doris Kearns Goodwin won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1995 for No Ordinary Time and Eleanor Roosevelt: The American Homefront During World War II. Among her other works are the New York Times best-seller, Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream and the five months Times best-seller The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys, which was made into a highly successful six hour television mini-series in 1990. Dr. Goodwin is a regular panelist on PBS' "The Newshour with Jim Lehrer" and is an NBC-TV analyst. She is a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers, the Society of American Historians, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.