The Roundtable
3:56 pm
Thu November 17, 2005

Joe Donahue's interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin Part I

Joe Donahue's interview with Doris Kearns Goodwin Part I

Albany, NY – Doris Kearns Goodwin is at the top of her class among American political biographers. She received the Pulitzer Prize for No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Goodwin's newest book, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, emphasizes Lincoln's unique ability to empathize with--and win over--his political opponents. WAMC's Joe Donahue spoke with her about how she came to write about Lincoln...