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Goldman, Eric Frederick

GOLDMAN, ERIC FREDERICK

GOLDMAN, ERIC FREDERICK (1915–1989), U.S. historian. Goldman was born in Washington, d.c. He was professor of history at Princeton where he taught from 1940. Goldman served as president of the Society of American Historians from 1962 to 1969. He was a member of the academic council of the American Friends of the Hebrew University. Goldman's field of specialization was American history of the 20th century. His best-known books are: Rendezvous With Destiny: A History of Modern American Reform (1952) and Crucial Decade, America 1945–1955 (1956), revised as Crucial Decade – and After, America 1945–1960 (1961). In 1964 President Johnson named Goldman special consultant to the president. After his resignation (1966) Goldman published The Tragedy of Lyndon Johnson (1968).

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