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Events, Interviews, & Older News

--May 20, 2024, Joy on Paper Live! Interview.


--September 20, 2023 at 11:00am, public in-person talk for the Retired Men's Association of Greenwich. 


--April 6, 2023, virtual talk for the Speakers Series hosted by the Ralph J. Bunche Library at the U.S. Department of State.


--March 6, 2023, video interview with A. J. Woodhams on War Books Podcast


--March 2, 2023, interview with Nicholas Gordon on Asian Review of Books podcast. Also here and here.


--March 1, 2023, interview with Ryan Ray on In the War Room. Also on Spotify.


--February 28, 2023, video interview with Aaron MacLean on School of War podcast. Also here.


--February 14, 2023, video interview with Angus Wallace on The WW2 Podcast. Also on iTunes and Spotify.


--January 31, 2023, interview with Brendan Dowd on History Nerds United.


--January 25, 2023, guest on the Colin McEnroe Show, Connecticut Public Radio. starting at 19:40. Also on Spotify.


--December 14, 2022, interview with Beowulf Rochlen on Facepalm America.


--December 8, 2022, interview with PatZi on Joy on Paper.


--December 7, 2022, interview with Rob Ferrett on Central Time, Wisconsin Public Radio. Also here.


--December 5, 2022 at 6:45pm ET, a virtual talk about Our Man in Tokyo for Smithsonian Associates. Also on C-Span.


--December 4, 2022, "How Ambassador Joseph Grew Tried to Prevent the Pacific War," op-ed on History News Network.


--December 1, 2002 at 8:00pm ET, video interview with Carrie Lund and Lee Wright on History Camp Discussions.


--November 30, 2022 at 6:00pm ET, an in-person talk about Our Man in Tokyo at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, NY. Archived here.


--November 17, 2022, interview with Caleb Zakarin on New Books Network.


--November 15, 2022, interview with Greg Berg on The Morning Show, Wisconsin Public Radio.  


--November 10, 2022, interview with Kevin Moore on Can't Make This Up podcast, starting at 2:50. Also on Spotify.


--November 9, 2022, interview with Andrew Keen on Keen On podcast. Audio only here and on Spotify.


--November 8, 2022, interview with Doug Hess on the Ernie Pyle WWII Museum podcast.


--November 7, 2022, "The American Ambassador Who Tried to Prevent Pearl Harbor," Smithsonian Magazine. An excerpt from the book.




Older News


~October 6, 2016, a talk about Burnham at the Mark Twain House in Hartford. Reception at 5:00, presentation at 5:30.

~September 16, 2016, interview on History in the Margins.

~May 23, 2016, podcast, "The Real Life Most Interesting Man in the World." Interview on The Art of Manliness.

~March 20, 2016, Op-Ed, "Why It Was Fascinating to Write the Biography of a Man Accused of Being a Racist and a Liar," on History News Network.

~February 23, 2016, interview, "Bringing the Past to Life," on The Writer's Place.

~February 20, 2016 at 4pm (MST): interview on Voices of the West, KVOI radio, Tucson, AZ.

~February 3, 2016, interview on The Rude Awakening Show, WOCM-FM, Ocean City, MD.

~February 3, 2016, Page 99 Test for A Splendid Savage.

~February 2, 2016 at 6:30pm: a talk about Burnham at the University of Connecticut Co-op Bookstore, Storrs, CT.

~January 28, 2016, 9:30am, interview on WITF Central PA Public Radio, “Smart Talk,” with Scott Lamar.

~January 26, 2016, 7:00-8:00pm (CST), interview on Write On!, KFAI radio, Minneapolis. Archived for two weeks. Interview starts at minute 30.

~January 25, 2016: Publication date of A Splendid Savage: the Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham.

~March 13, 2013: A talk about Barth at Hartford's Mark Twain House, in the series called "The Trouble Starts at 5:30."

~Interview about A Labyrinth of Kingdoms, New Books Network

~Interview about A Labyrinth of Kingdoms, Conversation Crossroad

~Interview about A Labyrinth of Kingdoms, Christian Science Monitor

~Interview about A Labyrinth of Kingdoms on Biblioklept

~Interview about A Labyrinth of Kingdoms on History in the Margins

~July 2012: Publication date of A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles Through Islamic Africa (W. W. Norton).

~March 2005: Paperback edition of Code Name Ginger, retitled Reinventing the Wheel: a Story of Genius, Innovation, and Grand Ambition. From HarperBusiness.

~Archived Interviews etc.

Interview, Smithsonian website, about article on pumas in the magazine.

"The Leonard Lopate Show," interview about sharks based on article in Smithsonian magazine, air date August, 10, 2005. Listen:

"Marketplace," with David Brancaccio, NPR, air date July 16, 2003. Listen to the full interview in the archives: http://marketplace.publicradio.org/shows/2003/07/16_mpp.html

"AirTalk with Larry Mantle," Southern California Public Radio, air date June 9, 2003. Listen:

EVWorld. Listen to the interview at: http://www.evworld.com/databases/storybuilder.cfm?storyid=564.

"Off the Cuff," with Dave Cronen, NPR affiliate, Louisville, October 18 & 19, 2003. www.wfpl.org/otc.htm. Listen:

Yankee magazine, September 2003, excerpt from Code Name Ginger. Read an interview with the author: www.yankeemagazine.com/extras/september/ginger.php