Harlow Giles Unger
A former Distinguished Visiting Fellow in American History at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Harlow Giles Unger is a veteran journalist, broadcaster, educator, and historian.
He is the author of more than 20 books, including 10 biographies of the Founding
Fathers—among them, Patrick Henry (Lion
James Monroe (The Last Founding Father); the award winning Lafayette;
and The Unexpected George Washington: His Private
Cited by Florence King of the National Review as “America’s most readable historian,” he has appeared on the History Channel and C-SPAN’s Book Notes and spoken many times at Mount Vernon, Valley Forge, Yorktown, Williamsburg and historic sites in Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington DC.
Mr. Unger is a graduate of Yale University and has a Master of Arts from California State University. He spent many years as a foreign correspondent and American Affairs analyst for The New York Herald Tribune Overseas News Service, The Times and The Sunday Times (London), and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and he is a former associate professor of English and journalism.
He is author of many books on American education as well as American history, including the popular" "But What if I Don't Want to Go to Collge? A Guide to Success Through Alternative Education, and the award-winning, three volume Encyclopedia of American Education, a standard reference in academic and reference libraries.
After many years in France, Mr. Unger now lives in the United States and is an avid downhill skier and horseman.
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