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Like Lyndon Johnson, President Obama understands that timidity in a time of troubles is a prescription for failure.

 
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  • Born: May 16, 1934
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Historian

Robert A. Dallek is an American historian specializing in the Presidents of the United States. He retired as a history professor at Boston University in 2004 and previously taught at Columbia University, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and Oxford University. As of November 2013 he teaches at Stanford University's Stanford in Washington program in Washington, D.C. He won the Bancroft Prize for his 1979 book Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932–1945 as well as other awards for scholarship and teaching.

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