Christian McWhirter on Taking Lincoln and Django Seriously

I’ve been thinking about the gulf between the public’s response to Spielberg’s Lincoln and Tarrantino’s Django Unchained and the overall commentary coming from professional historians and other public intellectuals.  I’ve […]

How Many Books Did You Sell This Year?

I’ve tried to be as transparent as possible with sharing my experience in seeing a book manuscript through to publication.  Some of you have been with me since 2007, when […]

Thanks to the CWFMNY

Just wanted to say a quick thank you to everyone at the Civil War Forum of Metropolitan New York who came out for my talk last night.  One of my […]

Would Love To See You in New York City

A week from today I will be speaking in Manhattan at the Civil War Forum of Metropolitan New York.  This is my first time speaking in the “Big Apple” and […]

John Brown and Frederick Douglass Live!

Just returned from a weekend in Lake Placed, New York where I took part in a conference sponsored by a small grassroots organization called John Brown Lives!  The conference brought […]

A Train Wreck in the Making

Earlier this week I introduced you to Byron Thomas, who is considering joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans.  It looks like the research that will be necessary to establish his […]