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Lynne Olson

History and Public Policy Program

Expertise:
History
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U.S. History
;
United States

Before Lynne Olson began writing books full time, she worked more than ten years as a journalist, including stints as Moscow correspondent for the Associated Press and White House correspondent for the Baltimore Sun. Author of six works of history, she has been described by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright as "our era's foremost chronicler of World War II politics and diplomacy." Her books include the national bestseller Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood With Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour. Her latest, Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941, was a New York Times bestseller and was named by the Timesas one of its 100 Notable Books of 2013.

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