Geoffrey C. Ward
Geoffrey C. Ward is an author and screenwriter of various documentary presentations of American history. A former editor of American Heritage magazine, he wrote the television mini-series The Civil War with director Ken Burns and has collaborated with Burns on every documentary he has made since, including Jazz and Baseball. This work won him five Emmy Awards. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including five companion books to the documentaries he has written. A First-Class Temperament, his biography of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Francis Parkman Prize of the Society of American Historians. His biography Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson won the 2006 William Hill Sports Book of the Year.
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