Presentation of the Second Theodore Roosevelt-Woodrow Wilson Public
January 6, 7:30 p.m.
Sheraton, Grand Ballroom C
- Presiding: Jonathan Spence, Yale University
and President of the American Historical Association
- Remarks by recipient:
Brian Lamb, C-SPAN president and chief executive officer
The Roosevelt-Wilson Award is given occasionally by the Council
of the American Historical Association to honor a public official
or other civil servant who
has made extraordinary contributions to the study, teaching, and public
understanding of history. Named for Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow
who served as presidents of both the American Historical Association and the
United Statesthe award serves as a reminder that history should
be not just the domain of professional scholars, but a living legacy and
for all citizens.