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James MacGregor Burns

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He majored in political science, working under James MacGregor Burns at Williams, from which he graduated with Highest Honors, and earned an MBA at Harvard Business School, with the original intention of writing history while serving as a foundation executive.
His students included Georgia Jones Sorenson and Michael Beschloss.

List of The Daily Show episodes (2005)

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Beschloss has appeared on The Daily Show in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010.

List of The Daily Show episodes (2006)

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Beschloss has appeared on The Daily Show in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010.

Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission

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He also sits on the advisory board to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and was a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships.
Among them were Michael Beschloss, David Blight, Ken Burns, Richard Carwardine, David Herbert Donald, John Hope Franklin, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Dr. Allen C. Guelzo, James M. McPherson, Douglas Wilson, Orville Vernon Burton, Mario M. Cuomo, Dr. Roger Wilkins, Jack Kemp, and Sam Waterston.

Eaglebrook School

Beschloss was born in Chicago, grew up in Flossmoor, Illinois, and was educated at Eaglebrook School, Phillips Academy (Andover), Williams College and Harvard University.

Flossmoor, Illinois

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Beschloss was born in Chicago, grew up in Flossmoor, Illinois, and was educated at Eaglebrook School, Phillips Academy (Andover), Williams College and Harvard University.

List of Williams College Bicentennial Medal winners

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He has also received the Williams College Bicentennial Medal, the State of Illinois's Order of Lincoln (the State's Highest Honor), the Harry S. Truman Public Service Award, the Ambassador Book Award, the Rutgers University Living History Award, the New York State Archives History Award, the Founders Award of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Andover Alumni Award of Distinction.

List of The Daily Show episodes (2007)

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Beschloss has appeared on The Daily Show in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010.

National Archives Foundation

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He is a trustee of the White House Historical Association and the National Archives Foundation and he also sits on the board of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
• Vice President: Michael R. Beschloss, Presidential Historian

List of The Daily Show episodes (2003)

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Beschloss has appeared on The Daily Show in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010.

List of The Daily Show episodes (2010)

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Beschloss has appeared on The Daily Show in 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010.

Ambassador Book Award

He has also received the Williams College Bicentennial Medal, the State of Illinois's Order of Lincoln (the State's Highest Honor), the Harry S. Truman Public Service Award, the Ambassador Book Award, the Rutgers University Living History Award, the New York State Archives History Award, the Founders Award of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Andover Alumni Award of Distinction.

Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss

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Beschloss has two sons with his Iranian-born wife Afsaneh Mashayekhi Beschloss.
Beschloss is married to presidential historian Michael Beschloss.

President of the United States

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Michael Richard Beschloss (born November 30, 1955) is an American historian specializing in the United States presidency.

Crown Publishing Group

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He is the author of nine books, the most recent of which, Presidents of War, was published by Crown/Penguin Random House in 2018.

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He is the author of nine books, the most recent of which, Presidents of War, was published by Crown/Penguin Random House in 2018.

Bill Gates

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Bill Gates included Presidents of War in his summer 2019 "five best books" list, saying, "Beschloss’s broad scope lets you draw important cross-cutting lessons about presidential leadership."

Williams College

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Beschloss was born in Chicago, grew up in Flossmoor, Illinois, and was educated at Eaglebrook School, Phillips Academy (Andover), Williams College and Harvard University.

Harvard University

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Beschloss was born in Chicago, grew up in Flossmoor, Illinois, and was educated at Eaglebrook School, Phillips Academy (Andover), Williams College and Harvard University.

Political science

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He majored in political science, working under James MacGregor Burns at Williams, from which he graduated with Highest Honors, and earned an MBA at Harvard Business School, with the original intention of writing history while serving as a foundation executive.

Harvard Business School

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He majored in political science, working under James MacGregor Burns at Williams, from which he graduated with Highest Honors, and earned an MBA at Harvard Business School, with the original intention of writing history while serving as a foundation executive.

CNN

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Beschloss worked for CNN as a political analyst.

PBS NewsHour

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He also has been a frequent commentator on the PBS NewsHour and is the NBC News Presidential Historian.

NBC News

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He also has been a frequent commentator on the PBS NewsHour and is the NBC News Presidential Historian.