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Author Doris Kearns Goodwin

 Presidential Historian and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author 

An equally gifted historian and storyteller, Doris Kearns Goodwin illustrates lessons in leadership relevant to today’s issues and headlines from some of the country’s greatest figures. 

With stories and anecdotes from the inner circles of wives, friends and close associates who surrounded our president's, Goodwin brings the past alive, allowing listeners to learn from the talents, skills, and human failings of some of our most fascinating leaders, as well as providing insight in to the proper boundaries between private and public lives.

Doris Kearns is the 2007 recipient of Enoch Pratt Free Library's Lifetime Literary Achievement Award and delivered this keynote address at the Pratt Society Dinner on November 10.

Recorded On: Saturday, November 10, 2007

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