About Donald Miller
Donald L. Miller is the John Henry MacCracken Professor of History at Lafayette College in Easton, Penn., and author of nine books, including City of the Century: The Epic of Chicago and the Making of America and Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America.
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