Telling original and unforgettable stories that illuminate the behind-the-scenes lives of American presidents and other titans, Michael Beschloss describes the leadership skills essential to almost every kind of success.
Michael Beschloss provides gripping tales and brilliant inside analysis, revealing the leadership secrets of great Presidents and other towering figures in history. Trained at the Harvard Business School in leadership studies, Beschloss unravels the mysteries of powerful and effective leadership in areas from business to politics to sports. He is a contributing columnist for The New York Times, writing a monthly column on business history (Sundays) and a weekly column on sports history (Saturdays). Winner of an Emmy award, Beschloss also serves as NBC News Presidential Historian and contributes to the PBS NewsHour. He is the author of nine best-selling books, including Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989, Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy (co-authored with Caroline Kennedy) and two volumes on President Lyndon Johnson's secret White House tapes.
Most recently, Bill Gates recommended Bescholss’s 2018 Presidents at War as a must-read book for 2019. With more than 110,000 followers, Beschloss also has the largest Twitter following of any historian on earth; his popular site appears on TIME magazine’s list of the world’s top Twitter feeds.