Lynne OlsonLynne Olson (born August 19, 1949) is an American author, historian and journalist. She was born on August 19, 1949 and is married to Stanley Cloud, with whom she often writes. In 1969 she graduated from University of Arizona. Before becoming a writer she worked for the Associated Press and the ''Baltimore Sun''. She has written several books on the history of the World War II era, which have received positive critical reviews.
In 2002 she won the Christopher Award for her book ''Freedom's Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970''. Provided by Wikipedia