"Splendid…. Chernow does a wonderful job fleshing out the lives of the major characters in this family drama."
– Wall Street Journal
"[Ron Chernow] has surpassed himself in this absorbing chronicle."
– The New Yorker
"This is grand-scale scholarship …. It is all here, along with so much of the painful, tumultuous history of our time, all in one splendid book."
– David McCullough, author of Truman