1936 - Born on January 10th in Whitewater, Wisconsin. An American biographer and historian.
1957 - He married his first wife, Judith Dorlester and had two children, Stephenie and Barry.
1960 - He taught at the University as an assistant professor.
1962 - His first book, Halleck, Lincoln's Chief of Staff, was published.
1963 - He returned to Wisconsin to receive his Ph.D in History.
1988 - Wrote "Nixon: The Education of a Politician, 1913-1962".
1990 - Wrote "Nixon: Triumph of a Politician".
1991 - Wrote "Eisenhower: Soldier and President".
1992 - He wrote "Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990".
1994 - Wrote "D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II".
1996 - Wrote "Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West".
1998 - He consulted with Steven Spielberg for the ultraviolent Saving Private Ryan.
2000 - Dr. Ambrose's most recent work, "Nothing Like it in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad 1863-1869", has received mixed reviews from the railroad buffs.
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