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Richard Norton Smith

Biography

Richard Norton Smith

Richard Norton Smith is the author of THOMAS E. DEWEY AND HIS TIMES (a finalist for the 1983 Pulitzer Prize); AN UNCOMMON MAN: The Triumph of Herbert Hoover; THE HARVARD CENTURY: The Making of a University to a Nation; THE COLONEL: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955; and PATRIARCH: George Washington and the New American Nation. He has served as the director of presidential libraries commemorating Abraham Lincoln, Herbert Hoover, Dwight Eisenhower, Gerald Ford, and Ronald Reagan. As C-SPAN’s in-house historian, he appears frequently on that network. He has also been a regular contributor to the "PBS NewsHour," and an ABC News presidential historian.

Richard Norton Smith

Books by Richard Norton Smith