Goodwin, Doris (Helen) Kearns
GOODWIN, Doris (Helen) Kearns
GOODWIN, Doris (Helen) Kearns. Also writes as Doris Helen Kearns. American, b. 1943. Genres: Novels, History, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: History educator, writer. Harvard University, asst. professor, 1969-71; assoc. professor, 1972; spl. asst. to President Lyndon B. Johnson, 1968; spl. asst. to Willard Wirtz, U.S. Dept. Labor, DC, 1967; rsch. assoc., U.S. Dept. Health, Edn., and Welfare, DC, 1966; intern, Ho. of Reps., DC, 1965; intern, Dept. State, DC, 1963-. Career-Related: spl. cons. to President Johnson, 1969-73; asst. dir. Inst. Politics, 1971-; hostess "What's the Big Idea", WGBH-TV, Boston, 1972; polit. analyst news desk, WBZ-TV, Boston, 1972. Publications: (as Doris Kearns) Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream, 1976; The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys: An American Saga, 1987; Mortal Friends: A Novel, 1992; No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt-The Homefront in World War II, 1994 (Pulitzer Prize for history 1995); Wait til Next Year: A Memoir, 1997. Contributor to books. Address: PO Box 477, Rockport, ME 04856-0477, U.S.A.