Richard Gergel

Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. Truman and Judge J. Waties Waring


Richard Gergel, author of Unexampled Courage, is a U.S. district judge who presides in the same courthouse in Charleston, S.C., where Judge J. Waties Waring once served. A native of Columbia, S.C., Judge Gergel earned undergraduate and law degrees from Duke University.