Robert A. Caro
Biographer of Lyndon Johnson (The
Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Path to Power, Means of Ascent and Master
of the Senate) and Robert Moses (The
Power Broker). Winner of two Pulitzer Prizes in Biography, the National
Book Award, the Francis Parkman Prize (awarded by the Society of American
Historians to the book that "best exemplifies the union of the historian
and the artist"), two time winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award,
the H. L. Mencken Award, the Carr P. Collins Award from the Texas Institute
of Letters, and an Award in Literature and a Gold Medal in Biography from
the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.
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"To show power truly you not only have to show how it is used but also its effect
on those on whom it is used. You have to show the effect of power on the powerless."