Michael Beschloss has been called “the nation’s leading Presidential historian” by Newsweek. He is the author of nine books, including, most recently, THE CONQUERORS and PRESIDENTIAL COURAGE and two volumes on Lyndon Johnson’s presidential tapes. He is a graduate of Williams College and the Harvard Business School and holds five honorary degrees, as well as an Emmy award. He is a regular commentator on the PBS NewsHour. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and two sons.