From the New York Times obituary:
“He was the kind of historian who never believed that his interpretation was the last word,” Mr. Meacham said. He added, “You cannot write about Jackson without standing on Remini’s shoulders.”
For the entire obituary, which anyone interested in American history will find illuminating, it's here.
Robert V. Remini, Rest In Peace. You practiced your calling well, very well. We are all indebted to you.