Love songs to America

Gergen, David
June 2002
U.S. News & World Report;6/10/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 20, p60
Comments on allegations of plagiarism by United States historians including Stephen Ambrose and Doris Kearns Goodwin. Opinion that Ambrose and other historians should be judged by the body of their work rather than their mistakes; Mention of 'A Love Song to America,' which may be Ambrose's final book; Perception that the abiding dedication of Ambrose to his country and his craft should prompt a rethinking of what historians like him mean to the nation.


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