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Four Score Speaker Series: Dr. Ronald C. White

Rosemary Feurer
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Four Score Speaker Series: Dr. Ronald C. White

Abraham Lincoln presidential Foundation

Join us on Tuesday, November 14th for an exciting conversation with author Ronald C. White on his latest biography, On Great Fields: The Life and Unlikely Heroism of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, due to be published by Penguin Random House on October 31, 2023. Before 1862, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain had rarely left his home state of Maine, where he was a trained minister and mild-mannered professor at Bowdoin College. His colleagues were shocked when he volunteered for the Union army, but he was undeterred and later became known as one of the North’s greatest heroes. Ronald C. White is the author of two New York Times bestselling presidential biographies A. Lincoln: A Biography [2009] and American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant [2016]. He has also written Lincoln’s Greatest Speech: The Second Inaugural [2002], The Eloquent President: A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words [2005], and Lincoln in Private: What His Most Personal Reflections Tell Us About Our Greatest President [2021]. White, narrator of the Random House Audiobook for Lincoln in Private, is a graduate of UCLA and Princeton Theological Seminary and received a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He is a Senior Fellow at the Trinity Forum in Washington, D.C. and he has taught at UCLA, Whitworth University, Colorado College, and Princeton Theological Seminary. Ron and his wife Cynthia reside in Pasadena California.
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