JB: She is Robinson-Edwards Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin (Ph. D. at the Yale University); specializes Early U.S. women's history and history of the early U.S. republic. Books include: Home and Work (OUP, 1990), Root of Bitterness: Documents in the Social History of American Women, 2e (Northeastern UP, 1996). NC: He is an Associate Professor of History at Indiana University (Ph. D. at the University of Virginia); specializes in 20th Century U.S. history and U.S. diplomatic history. Books include: Managing Nationalism (New Day Press, 1992), Illusions of Influence (Stanford U Press, 1994), and Secret History: CIA's Classified Account of its Operations in Guatemala, 1952-1954 (Stanford U Press, 1999). JL: She is a Professor of History at Rutgers University, Newark (Ph. D. at the University of Michigan); specializes in 18th and 19th century U.S. history and the history of U.S. women. Books include: The Pursuit of Happiness (Cambridge, 1983), Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson (University of Virgnia Press, 1999), The Revolution of 1800 (University of Virginia Press, 2002). MM: He is the Paul V. McNutt Professor of History at Indiana University (Ph. D. at Yale University); specializes 20th Century U.S. history. Books include: The Decline of Popular Politics (OUP, 1986) and Fierce Discontent (OUP, 2005). JO: He is a Professor of History at CUNY, The Graduate Center (Ph. D. at the University of California, Berkeley); specializes in the 19th Century U.S. history. Books include: The Ruling Race: A History of American Slaveholders (Norton, 1998), Slavery and Freedom (Knopf, 1990), and The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics (Norton, 2007).