Ellen Fitzpatrick

Ellen Fitzpatrick

Ellen Fitzpatrick is a professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, where she received the Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Public Service. She is the author or the editor of several books including The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women's Quest for the American Presidency (2016), New York Times bestseller Letters to Jackie: Condolences from a Grieving Nation (2010), History's Memory: Writing America's Past, 1880–1980 (2002), Endless Crusade: Women Social Scientists and Progressive Reform (1990), and a textbook, coauthored with Alan Brinkley, America in Modern Times (1996).

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  • What Americans Saw in John F. Kennedy
  • The Kennedy Presidency in Historical Perspective
  • The Kennedy Assassination: Reflections Fifty Years Later
  • A Woman President? Lessons from the Past *

Lectures marked with a * are offered as part of the OAH's initiative, Historians' Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump.