Author: Michael Duffy
Bio: Michael Duffy is Executive Editor of TIME and directs the coverage of presidents, politics and national affairs for both the magazine and Time.com.
Duffy joined TIME in 1985 as a Pentagon correspondent and in the 25 years since has covered the Congress, the White House, national politics and national security.
Duffy, who has written more than 50 TIME cover stories, has won the Gerald R. Ford Award for reporting both on the White House (1994) and defense and national security (2005). With a team from TIME, he has shared in the Joan Shorenstein Barone Prize for Investigative Journalism awarded by the Kennedy School of Government in 1997.
He is the coauthor, with Nancy Gibbs, of The Preacher and the Presidents: Billy Graham in the White House (Center Street, 2007).
Duffy has been a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University and has appeared regularly on PBS's Washington Week in Review for the past 15 years. Prior to joining TIME, he was a staff writer at Defense Week.
Duffy was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, graduated from Oberlin College in 1980. He and his wife, Demetra Lambros, have three sons and live in Maryland.
Author: Nancy Gibbs
Bio: Nancy Gibbs is Deputy Managing Editor of TIME magazine and coauthor with Michael Duffy of the New York Times bestseller The Preacher and the Presidents; Billy Graham in the White House. Named by the Chicago Tribune as one of the ten best magazine writers in the country, she is the author of more than 150 TIME cover stories and now writes the back essay page. Her story for the black-bordered special issue on September 11, 2001, won the National Magazine Award, and she was the lead TIME writer on virtually every major news event from Oklahoma City to Hurricane Katrina, as well as the last five presidential campaigns; after the 2008 election, Politico.com described her as "the poet laureate of presidents."
She graduated from Yale summa cum laude with honors in history, and has a degree in politics and philosophy from Oxford, where she was a Marshall scholar. Her writing is included in The Princeton Anthology of Writing, Best Political Writing 2005 and numerous writing textbooks. She has twice served as the Ferris Professor at Princeton, where she taught a seminar on Politics and the Press.
Gibbs is a frequent guest on radio and television talk shows, including Today, Good Morning America, The CBS Evening News, Charlie Rose, and has appeared as an essayist on PBS's NewsHour.
She is a former elder and deacon of the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City.
The Preacher and the Presidents: Billy Graham in the White House, was published in August 2007 by Center Street, a division of the Hachette Book Group USA, and named one of the top politics and current affairs books of the year by Barnes and Noble.