Kai Bird is the co-author with Martin J. Sherwin of the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer" (2005), which also won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography. His other books include The Chairman: John J. McCloy, the Making of the American Establishment" (1992) and The Color of Truth: McGeorge Bundy & William Bundy, Brothers in Arms "(1998). Bird's many honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, the German Marshall Fund, and the Rockefeller Foundation. A contributing editor
Martin J. Sherwin is the Walter S. Dickinson Professor of English and American History at Tufts University and author of "A World Destroyed, the prize-winning study of Hiroshima and its legacies. He lives in Belmont, Massachusetts.