Author Appearances

SEE BELOW FOR RADIO, TELEVISION, AND
LIVE-STREAMED APPEARANCES

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VIEW: “Discussions with a Lincoln Scholar”
Thursday, September 23, 2021, 7pm
Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania, Gettysburg, PA
This event will be live-streamed from the
Lincoln Fellowship

VIEW: Cabinet Conversations: Conversations on Creativity, History and Leadership
Thursday, October 8, 2020, 4pm
Ford’s Theatre, Washington DC (live-streamed)
“Mental Health in Times of Crisis,” on the Covid-19 pandemic and Lincoln’s assassination
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VIEW: Book Breaks: Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Sunday, July 12, 2020
Conversation with William Roka, plus audience Q and A (live-streamed)
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VIEW: PBS Newshour: “How America Moved On in the Days After the Civil War”
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
With James McPherson and Isabelle Wilkerson
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LISTEN: Diane Rehm Show
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
WAMU Washington, D.C. and NPR
Radio interview, nationally syndicated
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LISTEN: Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
WHYY Philadelphia and NPR
Radio interview, nationally syndicated
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VIEW: PBS Book View Now
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Live interview the Miami Book Fair
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LISTEN: On Second Thought with Celeste Headlee
Monday, April 13, 2015
Georgia Public Radio
Discussion including historians Vernon Burton and William Cooper
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LISTEN: Kathleen Dunn Show
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Wisconsin Public Radio
Live radio interview
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LISTEN: Word of Mouth
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
New Hampshire Public Radio
Radio interview
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LISTEN: Backstory with the American History Guys
Friday, April 10, 2015
Public radio syndication
Radio interview with Ed Ayers
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LISTEN: Midday with Dan Rodricks
Monday, April 13, 2015, 1pm
WYPR Baltimore
Public affairs program, with Adam Goodheart
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LISTEN: Interview with News Director Sean Crawford
Monday, April 27, 2015
Illinois Public Radiio and NPR
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LISTEN: Dr. Alvin Jones
Sunday, April 25, 2015
Paradise Radio Network
Radio interview
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LISTEN: Perspectives with Louie Saenz
Monday, August 10, 2015
KTEP El Paso and NPR
Radio interview
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LISTEN: Dr. Syntax: Scattered Observations on Books and Publishing
Monday, August 16, 2015
Podcast interview with publishing expert Peter Ginna
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PAST APPEARANCES

COMPLETED: White House Historical Association
Monday, August 23, 2021
Conference on “Mourning the Presidents”

COMPLETED: Presidential Scholars’ Lecture
Sunday, March 1, 2020, 11am
New-York Historical Society

COMPLETED: Swarthmore College Lifelong Learning
November 11, 2019
Philadelphia, PA
Guest speaker

COMPLETED: Lincoln Society
Saturday, April 13, 2019
Peekskill, New York
Keynote Speaker, Annual Lincoln Presidential Banquet
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COMPLETED: Civil War Forum of Metropolitan New York
Monday, January 21, 2019, 6:30pm

COMPLETED: Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Thursday, June 7, 2018
History Scholar Award Program, New York University
Lecture and discussion

COMPLETED: Dartmouth College and Vermont Humanities Council
Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 7pm
Norwich Public Library, Norwich, Vermont
Humanities Lecture Series

COMPLETED: 5th Annual Gilder Lehrman Historian Forum
February 7, 2018
Notre Dame School, New York City
open to school community

COMPLETED: 12th Annual Gilder Lehrman Lecture, Chapin School
Monday, December 11, 2017, 6pm
Chapin School, New York, NY

COMPLETED: NEH Seminar, “American Women at War”
Friday, July 28, 2017
New-York Historical Society, New York City
Panel, “Reconstruction and the Lost Cause: American Women and the Aftermath of the Civil War”

COMPLETED: 54th annual Throckmorton Lecture
Monday, February 27, 2017
Lewis and Clark College, Department of History
Lecture and book-signing

COMPLETED: 55th annual Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Civil War Institute, Gettysburg College
Lecture and book-signing

COMPLETED: W. Bruce Lincoln Endowed Lecture
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Northern Illinois University
Lecture and book-signing

COMPLETED: Civil War Roundtable of New York City
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
3 West Club, New York City
open to members

COMPLETED: 6th Annual Senator Rush D. Holt Lecture
Thursday, September 29, 2016
West Virginia University
Lecture and book-signing
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COMPLETED: John F. Kennedy Institute of North American History
Monday, July 11, 2016, 6pm
Free University, Berlin
Lecture

COMPLETED: Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC
Ford’s Theatre Education, summer teacher workshop (not open to the public)

COMPLETED: Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
History Scholar Award Program, New York University
Lecture and discussion

COMPLETED: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
Sunday, April 19, 2015, 3pm
Wallis Annenberg Hall, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Panel and book signing: “Lincoln’s Legacy: Insights 150 Years After the Assassination”

COMPLETED: Columbia Society of Fellows
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 12:15pm
Columbia University
Lecture: “Mourning for Lincoln: Altered States, Transformed Nation”

COMPLETED: Civil War Talk Radio
Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 4pm Pacific Time, 7pm Eastern Time
VoiceAmerica
Live interview with Gerald Prokopowicz
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COMPLETED: Scarsdale Public Library
Monday, March 7, 2016, 7pm
54 Olmstead Road
Book talk and signing
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COMPLETED: American Philosophical Society
Thursday, February 25, 2016, 6pm
105 South Fifth St., Philadelphia
Book talk and signing
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COMPLETED: National Archives and Lincoln Group of Washington, D.C.
Thursday, February 18, 2016, 7pm
William G. McGowan Theater, National Archives, Washington, D.C.
Panel discussion: “Why Lincoln Still Matters,” with book signing
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COMPLETED: Robert E. Lee Civil War Roundtable, Woodbridge, NJ
Monday, February 1, 2016
Woodbridge Public Library
Book talk and signing

COMPLETED: Union League Club Annual Holiday Book Fair
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Union League Club, New York City
Book signing for Union League Club members and their guests

COMPLETED: Miami Book Fair: Civil War Stories–Nonfiction
Saturday, November 21, 2015, 3:30pm
Freedom Tower, Miami Dade College
Book talk and signing
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COMPLETED: Miami Book Fair: An Evening with the National Book Awards Winners, Finalists, and Longlisted Authors
Friday, November 20, 2015, 6pm
Chapman Conference Center, Miami Dade College
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COMPLETED: Twentieth Annual Lincoln Forum Symposium
Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 11:30am and 2pm
Gettysburg, Pa. (for registered participants)
Panel, “Why Was Lincoln Murdered?” (11:30am) and Break-Out Session With Historians (2pm)

COMPLETED: Public School 363, The Neighborhood School
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
New York, NY
Talking about Lincoln with 4th- and 5th-graders

COMPLETED: Hunter College High School Alumni Association
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 6pm
For Hunter alumni
Book talk and signing

COMPLETED: Gregory Distinguished Visiting Lecture
Thursday, October 15, 2015, 4pm
Chapel, North Campus, University of Georgia-Athens

COMPLETED: Fall for the Book Literary Festival
Saturday, October 3, 2015, 11am
George Mason University, Fairfax, Va.
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COMPLETED: Gotham Center for New York City History
Thursday, October 1, 2015, 6:30pm
365 Fifth Ave., Room 6103, New York, NY
Book talk and signing
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COMPLETED: In conversation with Professor Eric Foner
Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 6pm
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave., New York, NY
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COMPLETED: Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC
Ford’s Theatre Education, summer teacher workshop (not open to the public)

COMPLETED: Word for Word: Bryant Park Reading Room Summer Series
Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 7pm
New York Public Library, 40th-42nd Sts/5th-6th Aves., New York, NY
Book talk and signing
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COMPLETED: Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Gettysburg, PA
Sesquicentennial Sacred Trust: book talk

COMPLETED: “Mourning Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Assassination and the Public’s Response”
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 7pm
Brookens Auditorium, Center for State Policy and Leadership, University of Illinois, Springfield, IL
Symposium presented in cooperation with the 2015 Lincoln Funeral Coalition

COMPLETED: Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
Monday, April 27, 2015, 4:15pm
Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St., Cambridge, MA
Public lecture

COMPLETED: New York Institute for the Humanities
Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6pm
New York University

COMPLETED: Vetenskapsradion Historia
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Sverige Radio (Swedish public radio)
Radio interview

COMPLETED: Lincoln Tribute, Ford’s Theatre, “Remembering the Lincoln Assasination”
Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 12:30pm
Ford’s Theatre, 511 Tenth St., NW, Washington, DC
Panel discussion, “Mourning Our Lost Leaders”

COMPLETED: POTUS Politics
Monday, April 13, 2015, 12:15pm
SiriusXM Satelllite Radio

COMPLETED: C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience
Monday, April 13, 2015, 5:30pm
Washington College, Chestertown, MD
Conversation with Adam Goodheart, discussion, and book-signing

COMPLETED: St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site
Saturday, April 11, 2015, 2pm
Mt. Vernon, NY
11th Annual Aronson Memorial Lecture

COMPLETED: Massachusetts Historical Society
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 5:30pm
1154 Boylston St., Boston, MA
Book talk and signing

COMPLETED: “Adams, Hindemith, Whitman, and American Memory”: On tragedy, resiliency, and collective memory from Lincoln to 9/11
Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:30pm
New School University Center, 65 Fifth Avenue, Lower Level Room L105
Sponsored by Mannes School of Music, New School for Music, New York Choral Society

COMPLETED: Washington History Seminar
Monday, March 23, 2015, 4pm
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Lecture and book-signing

COMPLETED: Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium
Saturday, March 21, 2015, 1:45pm
Fords Theatre, Washington DC
Sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Institute and Ford’s Theatre Society

COMPLETED: Swarthmore Public Library
Wednesday, March, 18, 2015, 7pm
121 Park Ave., Swarthmore PA
Book talk and signing

COMPLETED: Brooklyn Historical Society
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 6:30pm
128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn, NY
Book talk and signing

COMPLETED: White Plains Historical Society
Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 7:30 pm
Civil War Speaker Series/Sons of Union Veterans, Purdy House, 60 Park Ave., White Plains, NY
Book talk and signing

COMPLETED: Hackley School
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Tarrytown, NY
Lecture with Q and A