Bruns, Roger A.

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BRUNS, Roger A.

BRUNS, Roger A. American, b. 1941. Genres: History, Young adult nonfiction, Biography, Humor/Satire. Career: National Historical Publications and Records Commission, National Archives, Washington, DC, archivist, 1967-69, supervisory archivist, 1969-77, director of publications program, 1977-88, acting executive director, 1988, deputy executive director, 1989-. Consultant. Publications: (ed. with A. Schlesinger Jr.) Congress Investigates: A Documented History, 5 vols, 1975; (ed.) Am I Not a Man and a Brother: The Antislavery Crusade of Revolutionary America, 1688-1787, 1977; Knights of the Road: A Hobo History, 1980; (with G. Vogt) Your Government Inaction: Or in God We'd Better Trust (humor), 1980; The Damndest Radical: The Life and World of Dr. Ben Reitman (biography), 1986; Thomas Jefferson (young adult biography), 1986; Abraham Lincoln (young adult biography), 1986; (with H. Richardson) Bermuda, 1986; George Washington (young adult biography), 1987; Julius Caesar (young adult biography), 1987; Preacher: Billy Sunday and Big-Time American Evangelism (biography), 1992; The Bandit Kings: From Jesse to Pretty Boy, 1995; John Wesley Powell, 1997; Jesse James, 1998; Almost History, 2000; Billy the Kid, 2000; Desert Honkytonk, 2000. Contributor of articles to periodicals. Address: National Archives, 700 Penn Ave NW, Washington, DC 20408-0001, U.S.A.