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Talking UNION with KERA’s Think

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of being the guest on “Think,” the long-format interview show produced by KERA, the NPR affiliate for Dallas, and carried on public radio… Read more »

Virtual book event for UNION, July 16

Back before the pandemic hit, my friends Nate Fick and Margaret Angell had very kindly planned to host a book launch party for Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story… Read more »

Talking UNION with Texas Public Radio, Northeast Public Radio

Happy Fourth of July everyone, a day when we celebrate the signing of the Declaration of Independence because, yes, it’s our founding document. (The 1789 Constitution was the second take… Read more »

How Turner’s Frontier Thesis led Americans astray

Frederick Jackson Turner of “Frontier Thesis” fame is one of the key subjects of Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, being the primary figure in… Read more »

Woodrow Wilson was Even Worse Than You Think

Woodrow Wilson, one of the primary subjects of my new book, Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood, has just been shoved into the media spotlight… Read more »

David Blight reviews UNION in the Washington Post

If I were to have created a wish list of eminent people who might be assigned to review my new book, David W. Blight, dean of Frederick Douglass biographers and… Read more »

Talking with NPR’s Tom Gjelten via Politics and Prose, June 28

COVID-19 has forced book tours have gone virtual, and my next stop for Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood is tomorrow, June 28, and it’s a very cool one…. Read more »

Christian Science Monitor on UNION

Thanks to the Christian Science Monitor, which this week first named Union to their list of the Top Ten June Books, and now has this excellent review from Steve Donoghue…. Read more »

Speaking on UNION virtually with Gibson’s Bookstore of Concord, NH June 24

On account of the pandemic, book tours have gone virtual, and my next stop for Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood is tomorrow, June 24, via Gibson’s,… Read more »

Talking UNION with WNYC’s “All Of It”

This afternoon I had the pleasure of speaking with Alison Stewart — late of MTV and CBS News — about Union: The Struggle to Forge the Story of United States Nationhood on… Read more »