Ronald Steel

Ronald Steel is an American author, historian, and professor known for his work on American foreign policy and biography. He is particularly recognized for his biography of Walter Lippmann, a prominent journalist, which won the National Book Award in 1980. Steel has contributed to the understanding of American political figures and has been a frequent commentator on contemporary political affairs.


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  1. 1. Walter Lippmann and the American Century

    This book provides an in-depth look at the life and work of Walter Lippmann, one of the most influential journalists in American history. The author explores Lippmann's role in shaping 20th century American politics and public opinion, his relationships with key political figures, and his views on democracy, liberty, and international relations. The book also examines Lippmann's personal life, including his early years, education, and family life.