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Garry Wills

Garry Wills

"Garry Wills is an Emeritus Profesor of History at Northwestern University. Born in Atlanta in 1934, he has taught widely throughout the United States. A profilic writer and scholar, Wills is the author of more than twenty books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lincoln at Gettysburg, Papal Sin, and What Jesus Meant. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences."

(from the back cover of the book and Simon & Schuster web site)

Department of History Northwestern University

The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor, May 22, 2008

Selected writings:

Garry Wills: The New York Review of Books
Garry Wills is a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books.
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Featured Author: Garry Wills
News and reviews from the archives of The New York Times.


In Depth: Garry Wills
BookTV interview with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Garry Wills was our guest for In Depth on January 2, 2005. During this three-hour program, Professor Wills talked about his life and work and answered questions from Book TV viewers.

Garry Wills Interview on Tavis Smiley
PBS, February 28, 2008
Pulitizer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills reflects on William F. Buckley, Jr.'s life and how he shaped the conservative movement.

A Conversation with Garry Wills
Charlie Rose, November 3, 2003
A conversation with historian and Northwestern professor Garry Wills, about his book Negro President: Jefferson and Slave Power.

Lincoln Articles by Garry Wills

Two Speeches on Race New York Review of Books, May 1, 2008
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Lincoln's Greatest Speech The Atlantic Online, September 1999