Chris Stewart is a bestselling author who has published more than a dozen books, has been selected by the Book of the Month Club, and has released titles in multiple languages in seven countries. He has also been a guest editorialist for the Detroit News, among other publications, commenting on matters of military readiness and national security concerns. He is a world-record-setting Air Force pilot (fastest nonstop flight around the world) and president and CEO of The Shipley Group, a nationally recognized consulting and training company.
Ted Stewart was appointed as a United States District Court Judge in 1999 by President Bill Clinton. Prior to that he served as chief of staff to Governor Michael O. Leavitt, as executive director of the State Department of Natural Resources, as a member and chairman of the Public Service Commission, and as chief of staff to Congressman Jim Hansen. He has been a visiting professor at two state universities, teaching courses in law and public policy.
"Terrific...Extremely engaging...the Stewarts do a masterful job
of setting the stage of not only why the odds were stacked against
the outcome we take for granted but also in reminding us of what
was at stake. Each chapter, it could be argued, is as good a
one-chapter treatment of a momentous time as you are likely to find
anywhere--particularly setting the stage for the Civil
-- "Frontpage Magazine"