In Depth

In Depth: Michael Beschloss

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Michael Beschloss is the author of six books:

Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance (1980); Mayday: Eisenhower, Khrushchev and the U-2 Affair (1986); Eisenhower: A Centennial Life (1990); The Crisis Years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963 (1991); The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945 (2002); and Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989 (2007).

 He is also the co-author with Strobe Talbott of At the Highest Levels: The Inside Story of the End of the Cold War (1993), and the editor of three books:

Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes, 1963-1964 (1997); Reaching for Glory: Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965 (20010; and Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy (2011).



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Michael Beschloss

Michael Beschloss is a presidential historian and a regular contributor to PBS’s The Newshour.  He is a trustee of the White House Historical Association, and a former trustee of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.  He has also served as a historian for the Smithsonian Institute.

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