Born in Lexington, Kentucky in 1929, Massie spent much of his youth in Nashville, Tennessee and currently resides in Westchester County, New York in the village of Irvington.
He studied American history at Yale University and modern European history at Oxford University on his Rhodes Scholarship.
Richard Overy (b. 1947) has published extensively on the history of World War II and the Third Reich. Educated at Caius College, Cambridge he went on to teach at Queen's College from 1972 to 1979, before moving to King's College London in 1980. He taught at Kings College until 2004, being made profes
Hastings was educated at Charterhouse School and University College, Oxford, which he left after a year. He became a foreign correspondent and reported from more than sixty countries and eleven wars for BBC television and for the Evening Standard in London. After ten years as editor and then editor-i
Kracauer was an astute observer of modern mass culture and developed methods for analyzing films, photography, advertising, urban planning and dance. His book "From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of German Film" helped lay the foundation for modern film criticism.