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Stephen Ambrose (1936–2002)

America's preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose is the author of numerous bestselling books about World War II, including D-Day, Citizen Soldiers and The Victors, plus biographies of Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. He is the founder of the Eisenhower Center and President of the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans. See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins. See more awards »


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 2016 Lewis and Clark (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (2016) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.3 (2016) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2016) ... (novel)
  Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series) (based on the book by - 2 episodes, 2001) (book - 1 episode, 2001)
- Points (2001) ... (based on the book by - as Stephen E. Ambrose)
- Crossroads (2001) ... (book - as Stephen E. Ambrose)
- Currahee (2001) ... (based on the book by - as Stephen E. Ambrose)
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Other Works:

Biography (ed.): "A Wisconsin Boy in Dixie: Civil War Letters of James K. Newton". Reissue edition. University of Wisconsin Press, ISBN 0299024849 See more »

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Alternate Names:

Dr. Stephen E. Ambrose | Prof. Stephen Ambrose | Stephen E. Ambrose | Steven Ambrose

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I thought [Richard Nixon] was the worst President we had ever had, save only perhaps Andrew Johnson. See more »


Shortly before his death in 2002, Ambrose was accused of plagiarizing work from several sources. It was later shown that the material was simply cited incorrectly rather than stolen; Ambrose contained source information in footnotes, but neglected to place the passages in traditional quotation marks. See more »

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