William C. Widenor, professor emeritus of the history of U.S. foreign relations at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Professor Widenor is a former Foreign Service Officer and received his Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley in 1975. He is the author of Henry Cabot Lodge and the Search for an American Foreign Policy which received the Organization of American Historians' Turner Prize in 1981.
April 12, 2011