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Author - Brinkley
Douglas Brinkley is a professor, historian, editor, commentator and author. His books, , and (co-edited with Luke Nichter)are part of the Upton Bell Collection at UMass Lowell Libraries in O'Leary Library, 2nd Floor Special Collections and include personal inscriptions.
Inscriptions - Brinkley
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Awards - Brinkley
Awards won by Douglas Brinkley
Grammy Award, Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album, Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom, Ted Nash Big Band, Douglas Brinkley, Herschel Garfein & Kabir Sehgal, producers; Rob Macomber, engineer/mixer, 2016
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service National Conservation Training Center Heritage Award, 2016
Robin W. Winks Award for Enhancing Public Understanding of National Parks, National Parks Conservation Association, 2015
Ann M. Sperber Prize, The Department of Communications and Media Studies, Fordham University, for Cronkite, 2013
National Outdoor Book Awards, Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education, and Idaho State University, History/Biography Category, Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America, 2009
Humanist of the Year, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, 2004
Humanities Alumni Society (HUMAS) Alumni Award of Distinction, Ohio State University, 2002
The Stuart L. Bernath Lecture Prize, The Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, 1995
Books - Brinkley
The Boys of Pointe du Hoc by
Call Number: D 756.5 .N6 B748 2006
Publication Date: 2006-05-23
The 100-foot promontory known as Pointe du Hoc -- where six big German guns were ensconced -- was the number one target of the heavy U.S. and British warships poised in the English Channel on D-Day morning. Facing arguably the toughest task to befall U.S. forces during the war, the brave men of the Army 2nd Ranger Battalion boldly took control of the fortified cliff and set in motion the liberation of Europe. Based upon recently released documents, here is the first in-depth, anecdotal remembrance of these fearless Army Rangers. Acclaimed author and historian Douglas Brinkley deftly moves between events four decades apart to tell two riveting stories: the making of Ronald Reagan's historic 1984 speeches about the storming of the Normandy coast and the actual heroic event that inspired them and helped to end the Second World War.
The Nixon Tapes: 1973 by
Call Number: E 856 .N593 2015
Publication Date: 2015-09-22
The blueprint for Nixon's downfall, based on tapes released from 2010 to 2013, most of which have never been published WhenThe Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972 was published in August of 2014, it jumped immediately onto theNew York Timesbestseller list and captivated media attention for its many revelations. Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter's heroic efforts to transcribe and annotate the highlights of more than 3,700 hours of recorded conversations provided an unprecedented and fascinating window into the inner workings of a momentous presidency. Now, with a concluding volume to cover the final year of the Nixon taping system, Brinkley and Nichter tell the rest of the story -- once again with revelations on every page, including: how Nixon and Kissinger knew privately that the January 1973 Vietnam peace agreement would not hold, even as the ink was still drying how Nixon and Kissinger anticipated the Yom Kippur War in the Middle East Nixon's threat to send a "division" of tanks to kill Native Americans at the Wounded Knee standoff and more . . . With Nixon's dominating 1972 reelection receding into the background and the Watergate scandal looming,The Nixon Tapes: 1973 reveals the inside story of the tragedy that followed the triumph.