“The Helmerich Trust Speaker”
• Author of Six Critically Acclaimed New York Times Bestselling Books
• Winner of LA Times Book Award for The Bully Pulpit
• Frequent Political Commentator on Numerous Networks
Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ph.D from Harvard, taught government there for ten years. An assistant to President Lyndon Johnson, she later helped prepare his memoirs. Among her bestsellers: The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, Howard Taft and The Golden Age of Journalism; Team of Rivals; The political genius of Abraham Lincoln; and No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt (for which she won the Pulitzer in history).
Luncheon for Doris Kearns Goodwin is sold out.
The Tulsa City-County Library suggests the following titles as complimentary reading selections for this season’s speakers. All titles are available at the library. Visit www.tulsalibrary.org to access our catalog.
“LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM THE WHITE HOUSE:”
DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN ON THE AMERICAN PRESIDENTS
Watch a movie adapted from Goodwin’s book on Lincoln, read the definitive biography series of her one-time boss, Lyndon Johnson, and enjoy her memoir of her childhood.
Lincoln (DVD) (2013). Based on Goodwin’s book Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, this Steven Spielberg film, starring Daniel Day Lewis as Abraham Lincoln, explores the last tumultuous months of his presidency.
Delve into the “Years of Lyndon Johnson” biography series by award-winning author Robert Caro. They are: The Path to Power (1982), Means of Ascent (1990), Master of the Senate (2002), and The Passage of Power (2012).
Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin (1997). Goodwin’s account of growing up in suburban Long Island in the 1950s and loving baseball and books.