Rising Star, Setting Sun: Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the Presidential Transition that Changed America
Pegasus Books, May 2018 Rising Star, Setting Sun is a riveting new history that explores the complicated, poignant, and consequential transition of power from Dwight D. Eisenhower to John F. Kennedy. The exchange of leadership between the 34th and 35th presidents marked more than a succession of leaders. It symbolized—and triggered—a generation shift in American politics, policy, and culture.
The Road South: Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders
University of Alabama Press, May 2018 Hollars offers an intimate look into the lives and legacies of the Freedom Riders, who took harrowing bus trips throughout the South to protest segregation in May 1961. In The Road South, these Civil Rights veterans’ poignant, personal stories offer timely insights into America’s racial past and hopeful future.