Michael Beschloss is an award-winning historian and the author of eight books, including the highly acclaimedNew York Times best-sellers,The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1941-1945andReaching for Glory: Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965.
Beschloss alsowrotethe introduction and annotation for theNew York Timesbest-selling bookJacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy,based on Jacqueline Kennedy's secret tapes of her private life with President Kennedy.The bookand its controversial, never-before-heard conversations inspireda two-hour20/20special with ABC's Diane Sawyer.
Newsweekhas called Beschloss "the nation's leading Presidential historian."Beschloss uses his historical expertise and provides politicalstoriesthatsparkconversations on leadership and business. In August 2005, he was appointed the NBC News presidential historian, the first person with that title in the history of the network. He regularly appears on Meet the Press,The Today Showand other NBC network programs. He is also a frequent commentator on PBS'sThe NewsHour.
Michael's talks keep audiences of all stripes on the edge of their seats, as only a masterful storyteller can do. Michael shows how the lessons learned from Presidential anecdotes are applicable in all areas of business and life.