Since this issue has been our primary focus of discussion, I thought some of you would enjoy these additional sources.
Sources on Stephen Ambrose:
The Weekly Standard Stephen Ambrose Copycat Article click here.
How the Ambrose story developed click here. Story by HNN.
Los Angeles Times article on Ambrose click here.
Sources on Doris Kearns Goodwin:
How the Goodwin story developed click here. Story by HNN.
Doris Kernes Goodwin: Liar article click here.
Forbes Magazine article on Goodwin click here.
Of course these arn't the only historians to have been caught for plagiarism. They are, however, two very big names in the historical community, and therefore receive the greatest amount of publicity for their misdeeds.