As an historian, investigative
journalist, biographer and speaker, for many years I've tried to
bring to life the rich story of America, past and present, its
leaders and its ordinary people--as newspaper feature writer, investigative
reporter, magazine writer and editor, college history professor,
author of a dozen books, including prize winning biographies and
easy-to-read college history textbooks. My research often helps
the media on deadline. I speak frequently to the public. I have
taught thousands of students. This web site makes it easier for
you to get in touch with me if I can help you or if you want me
to speak. It directs you to the work I've already done. I invite
you to join me in coming adventures into our past.
|Next Speaking Engagements
"Ethan Allen, Philosopher on Horseback"
Faith United Methodist Church
Dorset Street, So. Burlington
Monday, April 15th--2 p.m.
"Thomas Jefferson's Vermont Vacation"
Nolin Murray Center
38 Pleasant St., Springfield, Vt.
Tuesday, May 7th--2 p.m.
Godnick Adult Center
1 Deer Street, Rutland, Vt.
Friday, May 31st.--1:30 p.m.
Will Randall's Latest Work:
George Washington to George Patton -
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Ethan Allen: His Life and Times
The long-awaited biography of the frontier Founding Father whose heroic actions and neglected writings inspired an entire generation from Paine to Madison.
You can learn more about this book by clicking here.
Review from New York Review of Books
'The Vigilantes of Vermont'
- T.H. Breen
"This is the first biography of Ethan Allen in half a century, and the only one to render him a psychologically complicated, fully flawed hero of the American Revolution."
--- Joseph J. Ellis, Author of Founding Brothers
“This is a powerful story about an essential and little-understood figure in American history. Willard Randall writes with grace and insight, and ‘Ethan Allen’ is engaging biography.”
--- Jon Meacham
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Site last updated: April 10, 2013
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