H. W. Brands is the Dickson Allen Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin. The author of Lone Star Nation and The Age of Gold, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Biography for The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, a New York Times bestseller. His new book is the first major biography of Andrew Jackson in over twenty years.
Born in 1929, Charles Bracelen Flood served in the U.S. Army in 1952-53. He is the author of the contemporary classic, Lee: The Last Years, and Rise and Fight Again, which won an American Revolution Round Table Award. In Grant and Sherman, Flood chronicles the victorious partnership of two of the Civil War’s most important figures.
Pine Tree Foundation Endowed Lecture