Garry Wills is an emeritus professor of history at Northwestern University. His books include Why Priests? A Failed Tradition, Inventing America: Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America. His book Nixon Agonistes earned him a coveted place on Nixon’s list of political opponents.
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