George W. Norris (1861–1944) served his Nebraska district in the House of Representatives for ten years and represented the state in the U.S. Senate from 1913 to 1943. nbsp; Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. (1917–2007) was a historian and author who won the Pulitzer Prize twice. nbsp; Bob Kerrey was governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and represented the state in the U.S. Senate from 1989 to 2001. He is president of the New School in New York City.Alan Gallay is a professor of history at Ohio State University. He is the author or editor of several books, includingThe Indian Slave Trade: The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670–1717winner of the 2003 Bancroft Prize, andVoices of the Old South: Eyewitness Accounts, 1528–1861. nbsp; Contributors: Juliana Barr, Jennifer Baszile, Denise I. Bossy, James F. Brooks, E.A.S. Demers, Robbie Ethridge, Chris Everett, Alan Gallay, Joseph Hall, Margaret Ellen Newell, and Brett Rushforth.