The Info List - William Leuchtenburg

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William Edward Leuchtenburg (born September 28, 1922 in Ridgewood, New York) is William Rand Kenan Jr. professor emeritus of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.[1] He is a leading scholar of the life and career of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.


1 Career 2 Bibliography 3 References 4 External links

Career[edit] Leuchtenburg was born in New York City,[2] and received his B.A. degree in 1943 from Cornell University, where he was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa
Society. He later received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1951.[3] He won the 2007 North Carolina Award for Literature.[4] He is a past president of the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, and the Society of American Historians. Eric Foner
Eric Foner
is the only other historian to claim that distinction. Bibliography[edit] Leuchtenburg is the author of more than a dozen books on 20th century history,[5] including the Bancroft Prize-winning Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932–1940 (1963), a volume in the New American Nation series co-edited by his mentor Henry Steele Commager and Richard B. Morris. His books include:

Flood Control Politics: The Connecticut River Valley Problem, 1927–1950 (1953) The Perils of Prosperity, 1914–32 (1958) ISBN 978-0-226-47371-0 The New Freedom: A Call for the Emancipation of the Generous Energies of a People (Introduction) (1961) The LIFE History
of the United States, Volume 11: 1933–1945 – New Deal and Global War (1963) The LIFE History
of the United States, Volume 12: From 1945 – The Great Age of Change (1963) Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932–1940 (1963) online The New Deal: A Documentary History
(1968) Growth of the American Republic (2 vols.) with Samuel Eliot Morison and Henry Steele Commager (1969) A Troubled Feast: American Society Since 1945 (1973) New Deal and Global War (1974) The Growth of the American Republic (Volume I) with Samuel Eliot Morison and Henry Steele Commager (1980) A Concise History
of the American Republic (Single Volume) with Samuel Eliot Morison and Henry Steele Commager (1983) In the Shadow of FDR: From Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan (1989; fourth edition, subtitled From Harry Truman to Barack Obama, 2009) The Perils of Prosperity, 1914–1932 (The Chicago History
of American Civilization) (1993) The Supreme Court Reborn: The Constitutional Revolution in the Age of Roosevelt (1996) The FDR Years: On Roosevelt and His Legacy (1997) American Places: Encounters with History
(editor) (2000) That Man: An Insider's Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt with Robert H. Jackson et al. (2004) The White House Looks South: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson (2005) The Executive Branch (2006) Herbert Hoover (The American Presidents Series) (2006) The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton (2015)


^ unctv.org ^ Contemporary Authors: First revision, Volumes 5-8, Gale Research Company, 1969 ^ "William E. Leuchtenburg Papers". University of North Carolina Archives.  ^ http://college.unc.edu/features/november2007/article.2007-11-28.1519648318 ^ http://www.unc.edu/news/archives/may97/leuchx.html

External links[edit]

Appearances on C-SPAN Interview in Smithsonian magazine Interviewed on Humankind public radio show Testified to Senate Committee Judiciary against the Bork nomination, 23 September 1987

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Presidents of the American Historical Association


Andrew Dickson White
Andrew Dickson White
(1884-85) George Bancroft
George Bancroft
(1886) Justin Winsor
Justin Winsor
(1887) William Frederick Poole
William Frederick Poole
(1888) Charles Kendall Adams
Charles Kendall Adams
(1889) John Jay (1890) William Wirt Henry (1891) James Burrill Angell
James Burrill Angell
(1892-93) Henry Adams
Henry Adams
(1893-94) George Frisbie Hoar
George Frisbie Hoar
(1895) Richard Salter Storrs
Richard Salter Storrs
(1896) James Schouler (1897) George Park Fisher (1898) James Ford Rhodes
James Ford Rhodes
(1899) Edward Eggleston
Edward Eggleston


Charles Francis Adams Jr.
Charles Francis Adams Jr.
(1901) Alfred Thayer Mahan
Alfred Thayer Mahan
(1902) Henry Charles Lea
Henry Charles Lea
(1903) Goldwin Smith
Goldwin Smith
(1904) John Bach McMaster
John Bach McMaster
(1905) Simeon Eben Baldwin
Simeon Eben Baldwin
(1906) J. Franklin Jameson (1907) George Burton Adams (1908) Albert Bushnell Hart
Albert Bushnell Hart
(1909) Frederick Jackson Turner
Frederick Jackson Turner
(1910) William Milligan Sloane
William Milligan Sloane
(1911) Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
(1912) William Archibald Dunning (1913) Andrew C. McLaughlin
Andrew C. McLaughlin
(1914) H. Morse Stephens
H. Morse Stephens
(1915) George Lincoln Burr
George Lincoln Burr
(1916) Worthington C. Ford (1917) William Roscoe Thayer
William Roscoe Thayer
(1918-19) Edward Channing (1920) Jean Jules Jusserand
Jean Jules Jusserand
(1921) Charles Homer Haskins
Charles Homer Haskins
(1922) Edward Potts Cheyney
Edward Potts Cheyney
(1923) Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
(1924) Charles McLean Andrews
Charles McLean Andrews


Dana Carleton Munro
Dana Carleton Munro
(1926) Henry Osborn Taylor (1927) James Henry Breasted
James Henry Breasted
(1928) James Harvey Robinson
James Harvey Robinson
(1929) Evarts Boutell Greene (1930) Carl L. Becker (1931) Herbert Eugene Bolton
Herbert Eugene Bolton
(1932) Charles A. Beard
Charles A. Beard
(1933) William Dodd (1934) Michael Rostovtzeff
Michael Rostovtzeff
(1935) Charles Howard McIlwain (1936) Guy Stanton Ford (1937) Laurence M. Larson (1938) William Scott Ferguson (1939) Max Farrand
Max Farrand
(1940) James Westfall Thompson (1941) Arthur M. Schlesinger Sr. (1942) Nellie Neilson (1943) William Linn Westermann
William Linn Westermann
(1944) Carlton J. H. Hayes (1945) Sidney Bradshaw Fay (1946) Thomas J. Wertenbaker
Thomas J. Wertenbaker
(1947) Kenneth Scott Latourette
Kenneth Scott Latourette
(1948) Conyers Read (1949) Samuel Eliot Morison
Samuel Eliot Morison


Robert Livingston Schuyler (1951) James G. Randall (1952) Louis R. Gottschalk (1953) Merle Curti (1954) Lynn Thorndike
Lynn Thorndike
(1955) Dexter Perkins (1956) William L. Langer (1957) Walter Prescott Webb
Walter Prescott Webb
(1958) Allan Nevins
Allan Nevins
(1959) Bernadotte Everly Schmitt (1960) Samuel Flagg Bemis (1961) Carl Bridenbaugh (1962) Crane Brinton (1963) Julian P. Boyd (1964) Frederic C. Lane (1965) Roy Franklin Nichols (1966) Hajo Holborn (1967) John K. Fairbank (1968) C. Vann Woodward
C. Vann Woodward
(1969) Robert Roswell Palmer (1970) David M. Potter (1971) Joseph Strayer (1971) Thomas C. Cochran (1972) Lynn Townsend White Jr. (1973) Lewis Hanke (1974) Gordon Wright (1975)


Richard B. Morris (1976) Charles Gibson (1977) William J. Bouwsma (1978) John Hope Franklin (1979) David H. Pinkney (1980) Bernard Bailyn (1981) Gordon A. Craig
Gordon A. Craig
(1982) Philip D. Curtin (1983) Arthur S. Link (1984) William H. McNeill (1985) Carl Neumann Degler (1986) Natalie Zemon Davis
Natalie Zemon Davis
(1987) Akira Iriye (1988) Louis R. Harlan (1989) David Herlihy (1990) William Leuchtenburg (1991) Frederic Wakeman (1992) Louise A. Tilly (1993) Thomas C. Holt (1994) John Henry Coatsworth (1995) Caroline Bynum (1996) Joyce Appleby (1997) Joseph C. Miller (1998) Robert Darnton
Robert Darnton
(1999) Eric Foner
Eric Foner


William Roger Louis (2001) Lynn Hunt (2002) James M. McPherson
James M. McPherson
(2003) Jonathan Spence (2004) James J. Sheehan
James J. Sheehan
(2005) Linda K. Kerber (2006) Barbara Weinstein (2007) Gabrielle M. Spiegel (2008) Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
(2009) Barbara D. Metcalf (2010) Anthony Grafton
Anthony Grafton
(2011) William Cronon
William Cronon
(2012) Kenneth Pomeranz
Kenneth Pomeranz
(2013) Jan E. Goldstein (2014) Vicki L. Ruiz (2015) Patrick Manning (2016) Tyler E. Stovall (2017) Mary Beth Norton (2018)

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