Pells, Robert

Richard Pells is a Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Texas at Austin.  He is the author of four books on American culture.  He has held fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, as well as six Fulbright chairs and senior lectureships.  Richard Pells has been a visiting professor in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Berlin, Cologne, Bonn, Vienna, Finland, Sao Paulo, Sydney, and Indonesia.  He is currently writing a book called War Babies about the past and present impact on American culture and politics of the generation of Americans born during World War II.

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On his book Modernist America: Art, Music, Movies, and the Globalization of American Culture
(Our Cover Feature of May 30, 2011)