Audio Recording, Lecture, WWII Event     Series: Hatfield Lecture Series

Rick Atkinson on World War II

Rick Atkinson is a best-selling author, Pulitzer Prize winner, and Washington Post journalist. He is the author of the Liberation Trilogy, a narrative history of the liberation of Europe in World War II. The third volume of the series, The Guns at Last Light, quickly became a number one New York Times best-seller and was named one of Washington Post's "Top 10 Books of 2013."


About the Forum

Since 1998, the Oregon Historical Society has presented this annual lecture series, which brings together the nation’s top historians and authors for thought-provoking evenings of history. Each spring, award-winning scholars come to Portland to share broad perspectives on the many facets of United States history.