“A Tale Of Three Cities: How the United States Won WWII and Made the Modern World”

by Martin on November 24, 2010

Picture of David M. KennedyDavid M. Kennedy
Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus, Stanford University

Sunday, May 1, 2011 @ 2:00 p.m. at Orcas Center

An American Pulitzer Prize winning historian specializing in American history, Stanford Professor Kennedy’s scholarship is notable for its integration of economic and cultural analyses with social and political history. How was America’s World War II different from the war that every other belligerent fought, and how did it affect the new world of twenty-first century international conflict?

Link list:

  • David Kennedy’s faculty page at
  • READ: David M. Kennedy’s remarks at the
  • READ: “Throwing the Bums Out for 140 Years” —
  • WATCH: David M. Kennedy on
  • Bill Lane Center for the American West at


    Birth Control in America: The Career of Margaret Sanger (1970)
    John Gilmary Shea Prize, 1970
    Bancroft Prize, 1971
    Social Thought in America and Europe, co-editor with Paul A. Robinson (1970)
    Progressivism: The Critical Issues, editor (1971)
    The American People in the Depression (1973)
    The American People in the Age of Kennedy (West Haven: Pendulum Press, 1973)
    The American Pageant: A History of the Republic, co-author with Thomas A. Bailey and Lizabeth Cohen (original 1979), Thirteenth Edition (2006).
    Over Here: The First World War and American Society (1980)
    Pulitzer Prize Finalist, 1981
    Power and Responsibility: Case Studies in American Leadership, co-editor with Michael Parrish (1986)
    The American Spirit: United States History as Seen by Contemporaries, co-editor with Thomas A. Bailey (1983)
    Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 (1999)
    Pulitzer Prize, 2000
    Francis Parkman Prize, 2000
    Ambassador’s Prize, 2000
    California Gold Medal for Literature, 2000

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