James C. Roberts is president of the American Veterans Center and Radio America, a nationally syndicated news-talk network. He is the author of two books, The Conservative Decade: Emerging Leaders of the 1980s (with a foreword by Ronald Reagan; Arlington House, 1980) and Hardball on the Hill: Baseball Stories from the Nation’s Capital (Triumph Books, 2001). His articles have appeared in The New York Times , National Review , and Human Events .
Noah Andre Trudeau is the author of numerous books about the Civil War, including most recently, Robert E. Lee: Lessons in Leadership (Palgrave, 2009) and Southern Storm: Sherman’s March to the Sea (HarperCollins, 2008). He is currently working on a book about President Abraham Lincoln’s visit to the Civil War front lines in March-April 1865.
J. Michael Wenger is a freelance naval historian specializing in World War II. With two coauthors he has written a forthcoming combat narrative of the 7 December 1941 Japanese attacks on Oahu for the National Park Service. The author or editor of ten books and numerous articles and reviews, he lives in Raleigh, North Carolina.