Arthur Schlesinger Jr.
Author of sixteen books, renowned historian and social critic

ARTHUR M. SCHLESINGER, JR., the author of sixteen books, is a renowned historian and social critic. He has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, in 1946 for "The Age of Jackson" and in 1966 for "A Thousand Days." He is also the winner of the National Book Award for both "A Thousand Days" and "Robert Kennedy and His Times" (1979). In 1998 he was awarded the prestigious National Humanities Medal. He lives in New York City.