Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin. Her latest book examines the lives of four past presidents to understand what it takes to lead in turbulent times. Their stories, she says, hold valuable lessons for today.
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- David Von Drehle Columnist, The Washington Post, former, editor at large, Time magazine author of several books including “Triangle: The Fire That Changed America.”
- Dr. Francis Collins Director, National Institutes of Health
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