America in Crisis and Healing
On December 4, 2021, I presented this lecture for the Sunrise Foundation in Honolulu. The remarkable Wally Fukunaga, my Princeton Theological Seminary classmate, founder and president of the [...]
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Ronald C. White’s definitive biography of Chamberlain will be published by Random House on October 31, 2023. The Bowdoin College professor, the hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg, after the Civil War became Governor Maine, President of Bowdoin College, and the leading speaker in a contentious “Second Civil War” that stretched into the twentieth century. A national book tour will take place in November.
White is the author of two New York Times bestselling presidential biographies. USA Today said of A. Lincoln: A Biography , “If you read one book about Lincoln, make it A. LINCOLN.” American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant  won the William Henry Seward Award for “Excellence in Civil War Biography.” He has also written Lincoln’s Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural , a New York Times Notable Book, The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words , a Los Angeles Times bestseller, and Lincoln in Private: What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President , recipient of the 2021 Barnondess/Lincoln award. He is the narrator of the Random House Audiobook for Lincoln in Private.
Dr. White, a graduate of UCLA and Princeton Theological Seminary, received a Ph.D. in Religion and History from Princeton University. He is a Senior Fellow at the Trinity Forum in Washington, D.C. He has taught at UCLA, Whitworth University, Colorado College, and Princeton Theological Seminary. He has lectured at the White House and been interviewed on the PBS NewsHour. He has spoken on Lincoln in England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, and New Zealand. He lives with his wife Cynthia in Pasadena California.
Lincoln: His Private Notes to Himself
“We are attracted to Abraham Lincoln because for us, he seems to embody what America is all about.” A Conversation with Ron White
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I am signing personalized bookplates for each of these events.
The year 2022 will mark the bicentennial of the birth of Ulysses S. Grant.
Ronald C. White discussed what the lives and presidencies of Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S. Grant can teach us about leadership with the Library’s Colleen Shogan.
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