A. J. Langguth
A. J. Langguth is the author of almost a dozen books, including Union 1812; Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution; and Our Vietnam: The War, 1954–1975. He was Saigon bureau chief for the New York Times and covered the civil rights movement. He taught at the University of Southern California for twenty-seven years and retired in 2003 as an emeritus professor in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He lives in Los Angeles.