Michael Richard Beschloss

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General Information

Name: Michael Richard Beschloss

Pen Name: None

Born: November 30, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Beschloss was born in Chicago and raised in Flossmoor, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Michael Beschloss is a regular commentator on PBS' The News Hour with Jim Lehrer and a contributor to ABC News. He now lives in Washington, D.C..

Published Works

  • Kennedy and Roosevelt, Norton, 1980
  • MAYDAY, Eisenhower, Krushchev and the U-2 Affair, Harper, 1986
  • Eisenhower, A Centennial Life, Harper Collins, 1990
  • The Crisis Years: Kennedy and Khrushchev, 1960-1963, Edward Burlingame Books, 1991
  • At the Highest Levels, The Inside Story of the End of the Cold War, Little Brown, 1993
  • Presidents, Television, and Foreign Crises, Northwestern University, 1993
  • The Digital Libraries in Our Future: Perils and Promise, Northwestern University, 1996
  • The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman, and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945, Simon & Schuster, 2002
  • Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989, Simon & Schuster, 2007

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Kennedy and Roosevelt: The Uneasy Alliance

ISBN: 0060970952
Release Date: 1987-05

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Mayday: The U-2 Affair- The Untold Story of the Greatest US- USSR Spy Scandal

ISBN: 0060914076
Release Date: 1987-05

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Eisenhower: A Centennial Life

ISBN: 0060164182
Release Date: 1990-10

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Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989

Release Date: 2007-05-08

Literary Awards


Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Contact Agent at:

Russell and Volkening

50 W. 29th St.

New York, NY 10001

External Links

Michael R. Beschloss on WorldCat

Michael R. Beschloss on Amazon


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