About the Author
Dewey W. Grantham was a specialist in twentieth-century American history and the Holland N. McTyeire Professor of History Emeritus at Vanderbilt University, which he taught for many years. He received a doctorate from the University of North Carolina, and in Chapel Hill was a student of Professor Fletcher M. Green. His special interests included modern American politics and public policy, the evolution of presidential leadership, and the role of regionalism in the United States. Professor Grantham was active in the American Historical Association, the Organization of American Historians, and was president of the Southern Historical Association, whose Charles S Sydnor Award he won.
Thomas Maxwell-Long received his Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Riverside. He has published several articles on various themes in United States history four other books, including Watergate and the Resignation of Richard Nixon, with Harry P Jeffrey, and is co-author with John W. Dean III of the forthcoming books The Watergate Cover-up Trial. He is the Associate Director of California State University San Bernadino’s Center for Indigenous Peoples Studies and Assistant Professor of history, where he teaches courses in the fields of U.S. and Native American history as well as in Public History.