After teaching history for many years, David and Jeanne retired from the classroom, Jeanne most recently as Professor Emerita of History at the United States Air Force Academy. Meanwhile, their collaborations on research, writing, and editing have resulted innumerous books and articles about the earlyAmerican Republic,Jacksonian America, and the Civil War. Their most recent work includes the critically acclaimed Henry Clay: The Essential Americanand the award-winning Washington’s Circle: The Creation of the President.

In their forthcoming bookThe Rise of Andrew Jackson: Myth, Manipulation, and the Making of Modern Politics, they tell the story of Jackson’s quest for the presidency. Basic Books will publish it in October 2018.

The Heidlers are represented by Geri Thoma of Writer’s House Literary Agency.

( Heidlers Photo Credit: Don Jones, Studio Nine Commercial Photography) David and Jeanne Heidler 2018