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Todd Brewster

Todd Brewster has served as Don E. Ackerman Director of Oral History at the United States Military Academy, West Point, and is a longtime journalist who has worked as an editor for Time and Life and as senior producer for ABC News. He has written for Vanity Fair, Time, Life, TheHuffington Post, ThePhiladelphia Inquirer, The New York Times, and is the coauthor with the late Peter Jennings of the bestselling books The Century, The Centuryfor Young People, and In Search of America. He lives with his wife and two sons in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Lincoln’s Gamble is his first book.
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History in Five: Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation

Todd Brewster, author of Lincoln’s Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months That Gave America The Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War, tells us five things about the complicated 180 days leading up to the signing of the Eman...

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