Schlesinger, Arthur (Meier), Jr.
SCHLESINGER, Arthur (Meier), Jr.
SCHLESINGER, Arthur (Meier), Jr. American, b. 1917. Genres: History, International relations/Current affairs, Politics/Government. Career: With Office of War Information, 1942-43, Office of Strategic Services, 1943-45, and US Army, 1945; Associate Professor of History, 1946-54, and Professor of History, 1954-61, Harvard University; Consultant, Economic Cooperation Administration, 1948, and Mutual Security Administration, 1951-52; Special Assistant to Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, 1961-64; Albert Schweitzer Professor in the Humanities, City University of New York, 1966-95. Publications: Orestes A. Brownson: A Pilgrim's Progress, 1939; The Age of Jackson, 1945 (Pulitzer Prize for History, 1946); The Vital Center, 1949; (with R.H. Rovere) The General and the President, 1951; The Age of Roosevelt, 3 vols., 1957-60; Kennedy or Nixon, 1960; The Politics of Hope, 1963; A Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House, 1965 (Pulitzer Prize for Biography, 1966; National Book Award, 1966); The Bitter Heritage: Vietnam and American Democracy 1941-1966, 1967; The Crisis of Confidence, 1969; The Imperial Presidency, 1973; Robert Kennedy and His Times, 1978 (National Book Award, 1979); The Cycles of American History, 1986; The Disuniting of America, 1992; A Life in the Twentieth Century: Innocent Beginnings 1917-1950, 2001; The Coming of the New Deal, 1933-1935, 2003; Politics of Upheaval, 1935-1936, 2003; Crisis of the Old Order, 1919- 1933, 2003. EDITOR: (with M. White) Paths of American Thought, 1963; (with F.L. Israel) History of American Presidential Elections, 1971; History of U.S. Political Parties, 1972, rev. ed., 2002; The Dynamics of World Power, 5 vols, 1973; (with R. Bruns) Congress Investigates, 5 vols, 1975; History of American Presidential Elections, 1789-1968, 1985, 1789-2001, 2001; Running for President, 1994; (consulting ed.) History of American Life, 1996; (sr. consulting ed.) John Burgoyne: British General, 2002; (sr. consulting ed.) Baron von Steuben: American General, 2002; Election of 2000 and the Administration of George W. Bush, 2003; Elections of 1789 & 1792 and the Administration of George Washington, 2003; Election of 1980 and the Administration of Ronald Reagan, 2003; Election of 1976 and the Administration of Jimmy Carter, 2003; Election of 1968 and the Administration of Richard Nixon, 2003; Election of 1960 and the Administration of John F. Kennedy, 2003; Election of 1948 and the Administration of Harry S. Truman, 2003; Election of 1932 and the Administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 2003; Election of 1912 and the Administration of Woodrow Wilson, 2003; Election of 1896 and the Administration of William McKinley, 2003; Election of 1876 and the Administration of Rutherford B. Hayes, 2003; Election of 1860 and the Administration of Abraham Lincoln, 2003; Election of 1840 and the Harrison/Tyler Administrations, 2003; Election of 1828 and the Administration of Andrew Jackson, 2003; Election of 1800 and the Administration of Thomas Jefferson, 2003. Address: 455 E 51st St, New York, NY 10022-6474, U.S.A.