Other Writing

“What Lincoln Left Behind”

New York Times op-ed, April 14, 1865
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“A nation united in mourning Lincoln? Think again”

Interview with the Boston Globe
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“How Abraham Lincoln Said That Black Lives Matter”

Los Angeles Times op-ed
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“‘They Have Killed Our Good President”: Remembering the Horror of the Lincoln Assasination”

Salon
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“Lincoln’s Assassination and the Making of History–Before Your Eyes”

Ford’s Theatre Blog
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“Forgetting Abraham Lincoln”

JSTOR Daily
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“A House Divided by Grief”

Interview with the Harvard Gazette, April 23, 2015
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Adam Goodheart, “Lincoln’s Funeral Train”

National Geographic, April 2015, with mention of Mourning Lincoln
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“Lincoln’s Assassination Stuns the Nation”

Humanities Magazine
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“Lincoln’s Funeral was a Letdown”

Wonders and Marvels blog
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“Cover Story: Mourning Lincoln”

Blog: Campaign for the American Reader
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Page 99 Test

“Open the book to page ninety-nine and read, and the quality of the whole will be revealed to you.” –Ford Madox Ford
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Chuck Raasch, “150 years after his assassination, Lincoln keeps evolving in memory, myth”

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 14, 2015, with mention of Mourning Lincoln
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Harold Holzer, “When Lincoln Died, A Nation Mourned–or Did It?”

Los Angeles Times, April 11, 2015, with mention of Mourning Lincoln
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Jennifer Schuessler, “For a Biography of John Wilkes Booth, Terry Alford Turns to Amateur Researchers”

New York Times, April 14, 2015, with a mention of Mourning Lincoln
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Christopher Klein, “10 Things You May Not Know About the Lincoln Assassination”

History Channel, “History in the Headlines,” with mention of Mourning Lincoln
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Patrick Yeagle, “Aftermath of an Assassination”

Illinois Times, April 30, 2015 with mention of Mourning Lincoln
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Jennifer Shyue, “Mourning — and Celebrating — Abraham Lincoln’s Death”

Princeton Alumni Weekly blog, March 27, 2015
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“One Family’s Roots: A Nation’s History”

New York Times, Oct. 8, 2009
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Books Q&A

Blog: Books Q&A with Deborah Kalb
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Author’s Corner with Martha Hodes

Blog:“The Way of Improvement Leads Home: Reflections at the Intersection of American History, Religion, Politics, and Academic Life”
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“Tales from the Vault: A House in Vermont, A Caribbean Beach—Beckoned by Landscapes Beyond the Archives”

Common Place
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“Experimental History in the Classroom: Is Anybody Interested?”

Perspectives on History
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