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Doris Kearns Goodwin

Best-selling Author, "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln"; Presidential Historian

Goodwin, Doris - croppedDoris Kearns Goodwin is the author of six critically acclaimed and New York Times best-selling books, including her award-winning “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln,” which provided some basis for Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln.” Goodwin also won the Pulitzer Prize in history for “No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II.” She also served as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson in his last year in the White House, and later assisted President Johnson in the preparation of his memoirs.