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Michael Kammen

Michael Kammen teaches at Cornell. American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century came out in 2000.

Theodore Roosevelt

Michael Kammen, 6 June 2002

Americans seem to relish Presidential biographies. David McCullough’s Truman (1992) was on the bestseller lists for the better part of a year, and his John Adams (2001) is providing an astonishing repeat performance. Robert Caro’s dramatically detailed look at The Years of Lyndon Johnson has been unfolding since 1982, and large chunks of Volume Three have been serialised in the

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