Leadership in Turbulent Times with Doris Kearns Goodwin

Doris Kearns Goodwin Photo and Event Description

Monday, April 12, 2021 at 7pm CT

The Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS) and the Thompson Center were pleased to welcome Doris Kearns Goodwin, renowned historian and author, to present the Public Issues Series lecture, Leadership in Turbulent Times. Goodwin’s 2018 book, ”Leadership in Turbulent Times,” examines the characteristics and decisions of past presidents, while also presenting concrete guideposts for leaders of today. The book’s message applies to current leaders and everyday citizens and is particularly relevant as America faces public health and economic crises. Goodwin’s 50-year career includes time as a White House Fellow during the Johnson administration, a professorship at Harvard, a literary career that includes eight books on U.S. presidents, and a Pulitzer Prize for History. Following the lecture, UW-Stevens Point history professor Brett Barker moderated Q&A. Learn more at the WIPPS website.