Media Appearances

One of the great joys of being a historian is the chance to share the excitement of history with a wider audience than the academy.  

 
 
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Photo by tostphoto/iStock / Getty Images

Soon

TV show appearance this fall!

 
 Charles Willson Peale (1795), Collection of the New York Historical Society

Charles Willson Peale (1795), Collection of the New York Historical Society

NPR "With Good Reason"

Our first presidents lived long lives.  In this NPR segment, we can learn about how George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison hoped to live as they aged--and what aging turned out to really be like for them.  Disappointments abounded, but so did satisfactions.

 
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Ben Franklin's World

What happened to the loyalists who stayed in the United States after the War for Independence?

After the war, 60,000 loyalists and 15,000 slaves evacuated the United States. But thousands more opted to remain in the new nation.  Hear me talk about my book From Revolution to Reunion and my continued thinking about the Loyalists who stayed.