Ronald Steel

About Ronald Steel

Ronald Steel is an American writer, historian, and professor. He is the author of the definitive biography of Walter Lippmann, “Walter Lippmann and the American Century” (1980), which won a National Book Award and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in biography, among many other honors.

“Harvard Helped Form Lippmann’s Mind”

By September 10, 2018

It would be no surprise to be told that young Walter Lippmann conquered Harvard, conquered its challenges with his intelligence, ambition and wide-ranging curiosity. That one would expect. But he was also conquered by Harvard, both intellectually … Read more