The Story of a Photograph

The story behind Walker Evans’s iconic photograph of Ellie Mae ...


Lloyd C. Gardner

Lloyd Gardner is the Charles and Mary Beard Emeritus Professor of History at Rutgers University and author of a dozen important books in American history, including The Long Road to Baghdad, Pay Any Price: Lyndon Johnson and the Wars for Vietnam, Spheres of Influence, Approaching Vietnam, and Architects of Illusion. His book The Case That Never Dies is an extended examination of the Lindbergh case. Mr. Gardner grew up in Ohio, studied at Ohio Wesleyan University, and received a Ph.D. in American history from the University of Wisconsin. He has twice been a Fulbright chair, in England and Finland, has been awarded national fellowships including a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, and is a past president of the Society of Historians of American Foreign Relations. He lives with his wife Nancy in Newtown, Pennsylvania.