Jay Winik

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Jay Winik "is one of the nation's leading public historians. Mr. Winik's many writings include the award-winning New York Times best-seller April 1865: The Month that Saved America, which is now part of the distinguished "Modern Classic" series and was the basis for an Emmy-nominated History Channel special. He is a regular reviewer of history for the Wall Street Journal, a frequent contributor to the New York Times Book Review section, and has contributed to numerous anthologies. He currently serves on boards and advisory councils for the Civil War Preservation Trust, the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, the James Madison Book Award, Ford's Theatre, and The Lincoln Forum. Mr. Winik received a B.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University and an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics." [1]

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  1. Council, National Endowment for the Humanities, accessed August 30, 2007.
  2. Associates, Center for International Security Studies, accessed December 28, 2007.