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O'Donnell will be a featured historian in the new History Channel documentary, Theodore Roosevelt. Episodes air May 30+31 at 8/7c
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Welcome! Edward T. O'Donnell, Ph.D. is a professional historian, author, speaker, teacher, and podcaster. He earned his Ph.D. in American History from Columbia University. He is an Associate Professor of History at Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA.

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Edward T. O'Donnell is a professional public speaker with decades of experience delivering engaging, informative, and thought-provoking presentations before business professionals, educators, and audiences of life-long learners. 

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Visions of America: A History of the United States(co-author, Pearson, 3rd ed. 2016). A full-length survey text covering the history of the US from pre-contact to Obama.

O’Donnell's books, include:
Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age America (Columbia University Press, 2015). A biography of the great reformer Henry George and the tumultuous Gilded Age.