David Garrow

Historian / Author

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David Garrow is a Pulitzer Prize winning historian and author.

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This was the week the nation observed the birthday and celebrated the achievements of Martin Luther King.

What being American meant to Martin Luther King

This was the week the nation observed the birthday and celebrated the achievements of Martin Luther King.

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Obama himself spent eight hours reading the manuscript. But Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama is very much an unauthorized biography.

Author David Garrow's critical look at the rise of Barack Obama

Obama himself spent eight hours reading the manuscript. But Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama is very much an unauthorized biography.

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