FORA.tv Speaker - David M. Kennedy

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Biography

David M. Kennedy is the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford University, where he teaches 20th-century U.S. history, American political and social thought, American foreign policy, American literature, and the comparative development of democracy in Europe and America.

A scholar whose work integrates economic and cultural analysis with social and political history, he received the Pulitzer Prize for his book Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945. His other books include Over Here: The First World War and American Society, The American People in the Depression, and Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger.

He is a co-author of the textbook The American Pageant: A History of the Republic, now in its 13th edition.

14 Programs

Theodore Sorensen: JFK's Most Trusted Advisor

05.17.10 | 01:05:57 min | 0 comments

The Importance of Patriotism in American Politics

07.05.08 | 00:08:59 min | 0 comments

The Value of Dissent and the Efforts of Past Patriots

07.05.08 | 00:03:24 min | 0 comments

The Brian Lehrer Show at Aspen: Teddy, Barack, and John

07.04.08 | 00:57:28 min | 0 comments

The Symbolism and Tradition Behind American Patriotism

07.04.08 | 00:07:58 min | 0 comments

The Presidency and the Constitution (2 of 5)

07.03.08 | 00:07:54 min | 0 comments

The Presidency and the Constitution (3 of 5)

07.03.08 | 00:04:16 min | 0 comments

The Presidency and the Constitution (4 of 5)

07.03.08 | 00:05:28 min | 0 comments

The Presidency and the Constitution (5 of 5)

07.03.08 | 00:06:21 min | 0 comments

Ideas Festival: The Presidency and the Constitution

07.03.08 | 00:08:14 min | 0 comments

The President at War

01.14.08 | 01:02:01 min | 0 comments

Does the United States Have a Mercenary Army?

07.05.07 | 01:10:25 min | 0 comments

Uncommon Knowledge: Bring Back The Draft?

12.12.06 | 00:33:27 min | 0 comments

American Democracy

07.06.06 | 00:53:49 min | 2 comments