Historian & Biographer


Result: 62 Speakers Found

Buzz Aldrin

A Living Hero, An American Patriot and a Space Pioneer

Buzz Aldrin grew up in Montclair, New Jersey. His mother, Marion Moon, was the daughter of an Army Chaplain and his father Edwin Eugene Aldrin was an aviation pioneer. Buzz…


Claud Anderson

President of PowerNomics, a corporation involved in major business development, primarily in inner cities, across the country

Dr. Claud Anderson is president of PowerNomics Corporation of America, Inc. and The Harvest Institute, Inc. PowerNomics is a company that publishes his books and produces the multimedia presentations in…


Debby Applegate

Historian and Biographer. She is the author of The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher, for which she won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography

Debby Applegate, recipient of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for her book The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher. Debby Applegate discovered Henry Ward Beecher, the…


Oscar Arias

Former President of Costa Rica & Nobel Laureate

Oscar Arias, two-time President of Costa Rica and 1987 Nobel Peace laureate, holds international stature as a spokesperson for the developing world. Championing such issues as human development, democracy, and…


Karen Armstrong

Author and Thinker on the Role of Religion in the Modern World

Karen Armstrong is the most original and inclusive speaker on the role of religion in the modern world. Her bestselling books, including "A History of God," and sought-after talks examine…


Ayinde Jean- Baptiste

Son of the African Diaspora: Reclaiming Revolutionary Black Pasts Toward Revolutionary Human Futures

Ayinde Jean Baptiste is neither an entertainer nor the next ‘great black leader’. He is a Sanba, a Kreyol appellation which encompasses poet/ griot/ keeper of memory/ servant of truth


John Batchelor

Author and Host of The John Batchelor Show Radio News Magazine

On September 12, 2001, the day after the fall of the Twin Towers, WABC-AM in New York City recruited John Batchelor to go on the air until Osama bin Laden…


Michael Berenbaum

Scholar, Professor, Rabbi, Writer, and Filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the Holocaust

Michael Berenbaum is a writer, lecturer, and teacher consulting in the conceptual development of museums and the development of historical films. He is director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring…


Michael Beschloss

Presidential Historian and Author, NBC News and PBS NewsHour, New York Times Columnist and #1 Best-Selling Author

Michael Beschloss is an award-winning historian, best-selling author of nine books, New York Times columnist and Emmy-winning contributor to NBC News and the PBS NewsHour. Beschloss also has the largest…


David Blankenhorn

Activist, Founder and President of the Institute for American Values, co-director of The Marriage Opportunity Council, and the author of Fatherless America and The Future of Marriage

David Blankenhorn is founder and president of the Institute for American Values, a nonpartisan organization whose mission is to study and strengthen civil society. He is the author of Fatherless…


Richard Breitman

Historian best known for his study of the Holocaust

Richard Breitman received his B.A. from Yale University and his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He is author or co-author of ten books and many articles in German history, U.S. history,…


Lonnie Bunch

Educator and Historian. Founding Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture

Lonnie G. Bunch III is the director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. As the museum’s director, Bunch has identified the museum’s mission and is…


Ken Burns

Historian and Award-Winning Filmmaker

Ken Burns has been making films for more than 30 years. Since the Academy Award nominated Brooklyn Bridge in 1981, Burns has gone on to direct and produce some of…


Robert A. Caro

Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner, American Historian and Biographer

Robert A. Caro has twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, has three times won the National Book Critics Circle Award, for Best Nonfiction Book of the Year and Best…


Gordon G. Chang

Lawyer and Author; Best Known for His Book "The Coming Collapse of China"

Gordon G. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, released by Random House in January 2006.  Showdown focuses on nuclear proliferation in general and…