Steven M. Gillon

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Steven M. Gillon is the resident historian of The History Channel and professor of Modern U.S. History at The University of Oklahoma. He received his Ph.D from Brown University. He has written numerous books and articles on modern American politics and culture. From 1998-2006, he anchored the History Channel's Sunday morning current events program HistoryCENTER.[1] In 2006-07 he hosted the History Channel series Our Generation.[2]

Notable works[edit]

  • Politics and Vision: The ADA and American Liberalism, 1947-1985 (1987)
  • The Democrats' Dilemma (1992)
  • That's Not What We Meant to Do: Reform and Its Unintended Consequences in the Twentieth Century (2000)
  • The American Experiment: A History of the United States (2001)
  • The American Paradox: A History of the United States Since 1960 (2002)
  • Boomer Nation: The Largest and Richest Generation Ever, and How It Changed America (2004)
  • 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America (2006)
  • The American Paradox: A History of the United States Since 1945 (2006)
  • The Pact: Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the Rivalry that Defined a Generation (2008)
  • The Kennedy Assassination--24 Hours After: Lyndon B. Johnson's Pivotal First Day as President (2010)
  • Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation to War (2011)


  1. ^ "Steven M. Gillon". Department of History. The University of Oklahoma. 
  2. ^ "IMDB". Retrieved 13 February 2014.