Stephen Ambrose

Stephen Ambrose is a professor of history at the University of New Orleans and a biographer of Nixon and Eisenhower.

Mailer’s Muddy Friend

Stephen Ambrose, 1 September 1988

This is a tale of sickness, corruption and degradation at the highest levels of American economic, social and political life. It makes me ashamed of my country, and terrified for its future. The analogy that fits is Rome under Nero. The retribution that is surely coming will be terrible to behold.


Keith Kyle, 4 July 1985

The 40th anniversary of Victory in Europe is a good vantage-point from which to look back on the career of the Supreme Allied Commander under whom in the West that victory was won. It should come...

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