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Ronald C. White
Ronald C. White’s newest book, Lincoln in Private: What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President, was published in paperback on May 24, 2022. The book is the recipient of the 2021 Barnondess/Lincoln award presented by the Civil War Round Table of New York. He is the narrator of the Random House Audiobook.
He is presently completing a comprehensive biography of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, the Bowdoin college professor who was the hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg. It will be published in September 2023 by Random House. After the Civil War, Chamberlain became Governor Maine, President of Bowdoin College, and a foremost lecturer on the Civil War.
White is the author of two New York Times bestselling presidential biographies. American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant  won the 2017 William Henry Seward Award for “Excellence in Civil War Biography.” He is also the author of A. Lincoln: A Biography . USA Today said, “If you read one book about Lincoln, make it A. LINCOLN.” He has also written Lincoln’s Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural, a New York Times Notable Book, and The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words, a Los Angeles Times bestseller.
Dr. White is a graduate of UCLA and Princeton Theological Seminary, receiving 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 lectured on Lincoln in England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, and New Zealand. He lives with his wife Cynthia in Pasadena California.
American POTUS Podcast
Lincoln: His Private Notes to Himself
With the Bark Off: Conversations from the LBJ Presidential Library
“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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The year 2022 will mark the bicentennial of the birth of Ulysses S. Grant.
In The News
Leadership Lessons from Lincoln & 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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