Rick Shenkman is the founder of the popular History News Network (http://hnn.org), the website that features leading historians’ perspectives on current events. He can regularly be seen on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC. He is a New York Times best-selling author of seven history books, including Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of American History, Presidential Ambition: How the Presidents Gained Power, Kept Power and Got Things Done and Just How Stupid Are We? Facing the Truth About the American Voter (Basic Books, June 2008).
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