Bill Moyers, Sam Waterston and Harold at the taping for "Bill Moyers Journal" on 3/16/09 at the PBS studios.

upcoming Speaking Engagements

Please follow links for ticketing and more detailed information about each event

2017
April 17 • More at the New-York Historical Society: Symonds and Marszalek join for "Sherman vs. Johnston: The Last Surrender." For information, www.nyhistory.org.
April 18, 6:30 pm • Harold moderates panel discussion, "Sherman vs. Johnston: The Last Surrender" (with John Marszalek and Craig Symonds), New-York Historical Society. For information and tickets: www.nyhistory.org.
April 27, 6 pm • Harold welcomes Lew Lehrman to Roosevelt House to discuss his new book on FDR and Winston Churchill. To reserve seats email hh433@hunter.cuny.edu.
May 4, 6:30 pm • Harold moderates "The Civil War Battle for New York" (with Barnet Schecter and John Straisbaugh), New-York Historical Society. For information and tickets: www.nyhistory.org.
May 9 • Harold speaks on Lincoln and the Press at the Civil War Round Table of Atlanta.
May 11, 6:30 pm • Harold welcomes new exhibition to Roosevelt House: "Mapping the New Deal in New York."
May 24, 6:30 pm • Harold launches a new series at Roosevelt House—"Fireside Chats"—with a conversation with the legendary singer Judy Collins.
June 9 • Harold in conversation with Professor Peter CARMICHAEL at the annual Civil War Institute, Gettysburg College
June 19 • Lecture at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, Chickasha, OK
June 22 evening • "Lincoln and Roosevelt: a Conversation on Leadership" at Hildene (home of Robert Todd Lincoln), Manchester, VT



Past Speaking Engagements

2017
January 18–21 • Speaking on Lincoln and Immigration at the Civil War Education Association 25th anniversary symposium at Sarasota. Registration required. Contact www.cwea.org for registration information.
January 22 • Hosting annual symposium at HistoryMiami—"Lincoln and Reconstruction." Registration free. Contact www.historymiami.org or email info@historymiami.org for more information.
February 9 • Performing "The Lincoln Family Album" words and images portraying the tragic White House couple—starring Kathleen Chalfant and Rufus Collins, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. For information and tickets visit the event page on www.metmuseum.org.
February 10 • Conversation with Edna Greene Medford to introduce a screening of Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln," New-York Historical Society, Central Park West and 77th Street, NYC (admission free with museum admission). For information visit www.nyhistory.org.
February 11 • Daytime program: "The Legacy of Reconstruction: The 13th Amendment," with Edna Greene Medford and David Blight, New-York Historical Society. For information visit www.nyhistory.org.
February 15 • Speaking on Lincoln in the Capitol—U. S. Capitol Historical Society, Washington—contact the society for information at www.uschs.org.
February 16 • Interviewing three Mount Rushmore "presidents:" Washington, Lincoln, and Teddy Roosevelt. National Archives. For information visit www.archives.gov.
March 29 • Interviewing historians Craig Symonds and John Marszalek for "The Battles of Bull Run," New-York Historical Society. For information and tickets, www.nyhistory.org.

2016
January 4 • Rembrandt Club, Brooklyn Heights, NY
January 14 • Soldier's Home (President Lincoln's Cottage), conversation on new book, A Just and Generous Nation
January 20-23 • Talk on "Lincoln, Civil Liberties, and the Press," Civil War Education Association (CWEA), Helmsley Sandcastle Hotel, Sarasota Reservation required, go to www.cwea.net.
January 24 • "Lincoln, Immigration, and the Press," symposium on "Abraham Lincoln and Immigration," HistoryMiami. To RSVP: historymiami.org.
January 27 • "Sherman's Other March," panel discussion with James McPherson and John Marszalek at the New-York Historical Society, NYC, 6:30 PM. Tickets required. See www.nyhistory.org.
Jan. 30 • Lecture on the pre-war Lincoln: One-Day University. Tickets required, see here: www.onedayu.com.
Feb. 8 • Daytime program with coauthor Norton Garfinkle at 92nd Street Y
Feb. 10 • "Lincoln and the Jews," Conversation with Jonathan Sarna at joint meeting of Lincoln Group of NY and Civil War Round Table of NY, 3 West Club, NYC (reservations required, lincolngroupny.org)
Feb. 11 • "Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare," dramatic reading at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, starring Stephen Lang, Fritz Weaver, and Blair Brown, with narration by Harold Holzer. Tickets: www.metmuseum.org.
Feb. 12 • Screening and Discussion with David Blight and Edna Greene Medford Glory starring Denzel Washington, Morgan Freeman, Matthew Broderick. New-York Historical Society, free with museum admission
Feb. 13 • "Reconstruction at 150," panel discussion with Professors David Blight and Edna Greene Medford at the New York Historical Society. Tickets: www.nyhistory.org.
Feb. 18 • Moderated panel discussion "Why Lincoln Still Matters" with Martha Hodes, Craig Symonds, and Lucas Morel. National Archives, Washington.
Feb. 23 • Lincoln Lyceum Lecture, Gettysburg College
Feb. 25 • "Making History into Drama," conversation with historian Ron Chernow (Hamilton), Roosevelt House, 6:30 PM. RSVP required: www.roosevelthouaw.hunter.cuny.
March 3 • "Lincoln and Immigration," Lecture at the New-York Historical Society. Tickets: www.nyhistory.org.
March 4–6 • Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend, The Mariners' Museum, Newport News, VA (Speaking on The Civil War in 25 Objects), free and open to the public. Information: www.marinersmuseum.org.
March 18–19 • Conference on "Presidential Integrity and the Media," Washington & Lee University, hosted by Professor Lucas Morel
March 22 • HH and co-author Norton Garfinkle discuss their new book, A Just and Generous Nation, with historian Sean Wilentz at the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, NYC. RSVP required. Log on to www.roosevelthouse.hunter.cuny.edu.
April 14 • Conversation with William Leuchtenberg on The American President from Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton, Roosevelt House
June 2 • "Lincoln's Shakespeare" at the New-York Historical Society in conjunction with the exhibition of Shakespeare's First Folio, starring Stephen Lang, Fritz Weaver, others. For information www.newyorkhistory.org.
November 1 • "Lincoln and the Uncivil War on Immigration," New-York Historical Society. For tickets www.nyhistory.org
November 2 • Interviewing Ron Chernow at annual History Makers award ceremony sponsored by the New-York State Archives, Albany. For information www.nysarchivestrust.org
November 6 • Speaking on Lincoln and immigration at conference co-sponsored by the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives in Partnership with the University of Cincinnati and the Northern Kentucky University, Rader Center, 3101 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati. For reservations: 513–487–3000; or sboyce@huc.edu
November 16–19 • Speaking on Lincoln and immigration at the 21st annual symposium of The Lincoln Forum, Wyndham Hotel, Gettysburg. For registration: www.thelincolnforum.org
December 13 • "Battles of the Civil War: Chattanooga," with James McPherson and John Marszalek, New-York Historical Society. For tickets www.nyhistory.org
December 18 • "Lincoln and New York," Readings with actor Stephen Lang, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York. For tickets www.hrm.org

2015
January 14 • Speaking at exhibition opening for The National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, PA
January 21–24 • CWEA, Sarasota, FL
January 24–27 • ALBF Meeting, HistoryMiami Symposium
February 4 • Lincoln Dinner for the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States, Downtown Association, New York, NY
February 9 • "Great Battles of the Civil War: Fredericksburg," w/ John Marszalek and James McPherson, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
February 10 • Receiving LGNY Award of Achievement w/ speakers Jonathan White & Stephen Lang, 3 West Club, New York, NY
February 11 • Receiving Barondess Award from CWRT-NY and speaking on "Lincoln and the Press: Master or Monster," New York, NY
February 12 • "Conversation with an Historian" gallery talk on Life Mask of Abraham Lincoln, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
February 12 • "Lincoln and the Press," Lincoln Dinner, Catholic Club, Norwalk, CT
February 13 • "Lincoln-Douglass Debate," with Norm Lewis & Stephen Lang, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
February 14 • "Lincoln and the Press," Newseum conversation with John Maynard, Washington, DC
February 15 • "Lincoln and the Power of the Press," National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
February 18 • "Great Battles of the Civil War: The Wilderness and Beyond," w/ Craig Symonds and James McPherson, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
February 19 • "Cooper Union: How New York Made Lincoln President Through the Power of Words with a Little Help from the Press," Morgan Library, New York, NY
February 21 • Q&A at Norman Rockwell Museum's Mort Kunstler Exhibition, Stockbridge, MA
February 24 • "Abraham Lincoln and the Press," Kansas City CWRT
February 25 • "Abraham Lincoln and the Press," St. Louis CWRT
February 26 • "Abraham Lincoln and the Press," The Roosevelt House, New York City, NY
March 2 • "Lincoln and the Press," Q&A w/ Mitch Lebe, New York Press Club, CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism, New York, NY
March 4 • Panel at Washington National Cathedral, Washington, DC
March 6–7 • "Abraham Lincoln and the Press," Ocean Reef Cultural Center, Key Largo, FL
March 7–9 • Battle of Hampton Roads weekend, Mariners Museum, Newport News, VA
March 12 • "Life in Lincoln's White House," White House Historical Association, Washington, DC
March 15 • "Abraham Lincoln and the Press," Temple Emmanuel, New York City, NY
March 20–22 • "Why Lincoln Matters," Surratt Society Sesquicentennial, Clinton, MD
March 26 • "Abraham Lincoln and the Press," John Jay Homestead, Katonah, NY
March 28 • Tour of Great Hall, LGNY Assassination Sesquicentennial all-day conference, Cooper Union, New York, NY
April 8 • "Toward Appomattox: The Last Gasp," w/ James McPherson and Jack Davis, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
April 13–14 • "Lincoln, Appomattox and Reconstruction," Friends of the Boca Grande Community Center, Boca Grande, FL
April 16 • Assassination Anthology, National Archives, Washington, DC
April 18 • Virginia Sesquicentennial Signature Conference series, "Causes Won and Lost: The End of the Civil War," w/ Gary Gallagher, Joan Waugh, and Elizabeth Valon, University of Virginia
April 21 • Civil War Music event w/ Roseanne Cash, The Century Association, New York City, NY
June 19–24 • "Lincoln in Death: Bigger than Life," Civil War Institute, Gettysburg College
July 6 • NEH Teacher’s Institute, President Lincoln’s Cottage, Washington, DC
July 31–August 2 • "The Lincoln Image, and How it was Made," for the "Cold Mountain" opera debut and symposium, Santa Fe Opera, Santa Fe, New Mexico
August 19 • "Lincoln and the Press in 1865: Mayhem, Manhunts, and Martyrdom," Minnesota Historical Society
September 10 • "1863-1865: What a Difference Two Years Made," McMurty Lecture, Fort Wayne, IN
September 18–19 • Huntington, CA Conference on 1865: "Virginia Bound: Lincoln at City Point, Petersburg, and Richmond" (For registration information, jgomez@huntington.org)
September 28 • Tauck Tours Talk, "Lincoln's Legacy: Personality," Gettysburg, PA
October 1 • "Lincoln and the Press," P. Newman Lecture of the Historical Society of Frederick County, MD
October 2 • "Lincoln: Real vs. Reel," Screening and Lecture for Gettysburg Foundation, Washington, DC
October 5 • On-Stage Interview by Talmage Boston, Kings College, New York, NY
October 6 • "Lincoln and the Press: Master or Monster," Martel Lecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
October 15 • Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
October 19 • "My Life With Lincoln," Augusta CWRT, Augusta, GA
October 21 • "Lincoln and the Press," University Club, New York, NY
October 24 • "Lincoln and the Abolitionist Press: an American Evolution," National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum Conference, Peterboro, NY
October 29 • Conversation with Jonathan Sarna, "Lincoln and the Jews," Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
November 6 • "Lincoln and the Press," Symposium on the 19th Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression, Chattanooga, TN
November 15–22 • Miami Book Fair
November 16–18 • The Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg, PA
December 9 • "Great Battles of the Civil War: Chancellorsville," w/ McPherson and Marszalek, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY

2014
January 7 • "Grant Takes Vicksburg," w/ James McPherson and John Marszalek, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
January 22–24 • "The Civil War in 50 Objects" for the CWEA, Sarasota, FL
January 25 • HistoryMiami program, Miami, FL
January 26 • ALBF Meeting, Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables, FL
January 30–31 • NYHS Weekend With History, Palm Beach, FL
February 6 • "Gettysburg: The Aftermath," w/ James McPherson and John Marszalek, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
February 13 • "The Unknown Lincoln-Douglass Debate," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
February 22 • Museum of the Confederacy, "Person of the Year" competition, Richmond, VA
March 2 • NYSCSS panel on Emancipation, Rye Town Hilton, Rye, NY
March 8–9 • Press conference with "Lincoln" (George Buss), Mariners Museum, Newport News, VA
March 20 • "Lincoln and the Press: The Uncivil War," Frederick County Civil War Roundtable
March 29–30 • Charleston, Illinois Riot Anniversary
April 9–10 • Cabrini College Scholar-in-Residence Program, Radnor, PA
April 12 • "Civil War in 50 Objects," for Weekend With History, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
April 22 • Kansas City CWRT
April 23 • "Abraham Lincoln and the Press," St. Louis CWRT
April 30 • "Civil War in 50 Objects," NYHS, New York, NY
May 10–12 • Gettysburg Visitor Center talk and Judy Collins concert at the Majestic Theater, Gettysburg, PA
June 13 • Keynote for NYSHA Conference 2014, Poughkeepsie, NY
June 21 • Connecticut Civil War Round Table
July 14–25 • NEH/NYHS Seminar, "Race & Politics in the American Civil War," New York, NY
July 27–August 2 • GLI Seminar w/ MMA, "Civil War Through American Art," New York, NY
August 14 • "Lincoln’s Shakespeare" at Stockbridge Playhouse, Stockbridge, MA
October 9–10 • Symposium, Shoreham, Long Island, NY — POSTPONED
October 14 • "Lincoln and the Press," Weber State University, Ogden, UT — POSTPONED
October 16 • "Lincoln and the Press," Lincoln’s Cottage, Washington, DC — POSTPONED
October 17 • "Lincoln and the Press," Frederick County Civil War Roundtable — POSTPONED
October 18 • "Lincoln and the Press," Newseum, Washington, DC — POSTPONED
October 20 • Delta College, University Center, MI — POSTPONED
October 22 • "Lincoln and the Press: Master or Monster?" Martel Leadership Lecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA — POSTPONED
October 25 • Connecticut Civil War Round Table — POSTPONED
October 29 • "Lincoln and the Press," Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Springfield, IL
October 30 • "Lincoln and the Press," Lincoln College, Lincoln, IL
October 30 • "Lincoln and the Press," Kenosha Civil War Museum, Kenosha, IL
October 31 • "Lincoln and the Press," Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
November 1 • Virtual Book Signing, Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Chicago, IL
November 5 • "Lincoln and the Press," w/ Jonathan Alter, New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
November 7–9 • West Coast Civil War Conference, Sacramento, CA
November 16–18 • Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg, PA
November 22–23 • Miami Book Fair, Miami, FL
December 4 • Speaking in Litchfield, CT

2013
January 11 • 7:15pm "An Evening with Harold Holzer," a presentation and book signing event in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
January 17–20 • Talk on the Emancipation Proclamation at the New-York Historical Society’s "Weekend with History," Palm Beach, FL (Private)
January 23–26 • 21st Annual Sarasota Civil War Symposium Civil War Education Association and American History Forum, Sarasota, FL
January 26 • Co-hosts Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation / HistoryMiami symposium on "1863: The Civil War and the Fight for Freedom: A 150th Anniversary Conference" at HistoryMiami, Miami, FL
January 29 • Screening of Steven Spielberg’s "Lincoln" followed by a conversation w/ Tony Kushner, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
January 30 • Speaking on Emancipation for the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Washington DC (Private)
January 31 • 6:30 PM, "Rogers and Rockwell: The Original Pop Artists," panel discussion at the New-York Historical Society with curator Kimberly Orcutt and Laurie Moffat, director of the Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA.
February 12 • "Lincoln Seen and Heard," with award-winning actor Stephen Lang, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium, Fifth Avenue at 83rd Street (tickets available soon)
February 13 • Hosting an evening of Civil War Music including Lincoln’s favorites, starring Judy Collins and Dar Williams, with readings by Andre de Shields and surprise guests, Cooper Union, New York, NY
February 19 • 6:30 PM, "Lincoln, Douglass, and the U. S. Colored Troops in Action," with Mia Bay, Elizabeth Leonard, and Edna Greene Medford, New-York Historical Society
February 28 • Joint meeting of the Lincoln Group of New York and the Civil War Round Table of New York, award presentation night, followed by a conversation between Harold Holzer and Tony Kushner, 3 West Club, New York, NY
March 1 • Screening and discussion: "Young Mr. Lincoln" starring Henry Fonda, first in a series at the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
March 8 • Screening and discussion: "Abe Lincoln in Illinois," New York Historical Society, New York, NY
March 17–19 • Aspen Institute, Society of Fellows symposium: "What Have We Learned from Lincoln?" Aspen, CO
March 21 • "Emancipating Lincoln: The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory," at C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University
April 2 • "Grant and Sherman," w/ John Marszalek, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
April 10 • Cleveland CWRT
April 19–20 • "Emancipating Lincoln: How the Great Emancipator Led—and Misled—America to Freedom," and a workshop for the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA
April 22 • Shakespeare and Lincoln w/ Gordon Hyatt, The Century Association, New York, NY
April 23 • SUNY Institute, Stone Ridge campus—theme of "Lincoln, War Powers and the Constitution"
April 29 • "Kaddish for Lincoln," The Center for Jewish History, New York, NY
May 3 • 150th Anniversary of The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
May 8 • "Three Days at Gettysburg, Part II," w/ Jim McPherson and John Marszalek, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
May 13 • "The Civil War in 50 Objects," New York Historical Society, New York, NY
May 23 • 2013 Rolland Lecture hosted by Friends of the Lincoln Collection of Indiana, Fort Wayne, IN
June 12 • "The Poetry and Prose of the Emancipation Proclamation," CWRT of NY
June 16 • Spend your Father’s Day at the DiMenna Children’s History Museum for Historian in the Hot Seat: Harold Holzer and the Civil War, The New-York Historical Society. More info here.
July 8 • Speaking for the Trust at Chautauqua, Chautauqua, NY
July 18 • "Draft Riots" Civil War Panel at The Century Association, New York, NY
July 21–26 • Gilder Lehrman K–12 Educator Program at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
August 30 • "Civil War Art," Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
September 11 • "A History of the Civil War Through Ten Treasures in the New-York Historical Society," for the CWRTNY, New York, NY
September 15–22 • State Department program in Argentina
September 24 • Family Book Day, Y.A. Book Contest on "Lincoln," Union League Club of New York, New York, NY
September 25 • "Lincoln, Leadership, and Emancipation," for the "Martel Lecture" series at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
September 29 • "Why Lincoln Matters," at Keeler Tavern Museum, Ridgefield, CT
October 1 • Moderating "Lincoln’s Citadel: The Civil War in Washington D.C," w/ Kenneth Winkle, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
October 9–10 • Ruth Squillace Symposium, Shoreham, Long Island, NY
October 13 • "Lessons from Lincoln: The Poetry and Prose of Freedom, " Lecture Series, Cape May, NJ
October 17 • "Emancipating West Virginia: Abraham Lincoln and the "Other" Great Freedom Story of 1863," McCreight Lecture in the Humanities, Charleston, West Virginia
October 18–19 • "Emancipating Lincoln: the Prose and Poetry of the Emancipation Proclamation," and a K–12 teacher’s workshop for the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, MA
October 19 • Civil War Panel at the Boston Book Festival, Boston, MA
October 21 • "Emancipating Lincoln: the Prose and Poetry of the Emancipation Proclamation," for University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
October 22 • "Battle of Gettysburg," for Tauck Tours, Gettysburg, PA
October 26 • Authors reception at Rye Free Reading Room Centennial, Rye, NY
October 27 • "This Nation Under God: Lincoln, Union, Faith, and War," for Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers, Ossining, NY
October 29 • Moderator for panel w/ John Taliaferro’s "All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt," New-York Historical Society, New York, NY
November 7 • Archives Award to James McPherson, The Egg, Albany, NY
November 16–18 • Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg, PA
November 19 • "The Art of Communication and the Art of Silence: Lincoln, Emancipation, and the Press – A Case Study in Leadership," for Lincoln Leadership Institute, Wills House, Gettysburg, PA
November 21 • "Lincoln: the Man, the Myth, the Movie," for 92Y, New York, NY
November 23 • National Council of Social Studies program, St. Louis, MO
December 5 • Book Fair, Union League Club, New York City, NY (50 Objects)
December 15 • "The Wheatfield," with Stephen Lang, Crandell Theatre, Chatham, NY
December 20 • Speaking on Lincoln movie to Rye Country Day, Rye, NY

2012
January 18—21 • CWEA Seminar, Sarasota, FL: “Lincoln and Washington: How the Savior Saw the Father.”
January 22 • “Abraham Lincoln and Florida” Symposium at History Miami
January 26 • Panel w/ Mark Neely at National Archives, Washington, DC
January 31 • Conversation w/ James McPherson and John Marszalek on “Sherman and the North Advance,” New York Historical Society, New York, NY
February 22—23 • “Lincoln, the Constitution, and the Nation at War,” a conference at Christopher Newport University, Hampton Roads, VA
February 26 • “Lincoln and New York,” Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
March 9–12 • 150th Anniversary of Battle of Hampton Roads; speaking on “Image of Monitor and Merrimac” at Mariners’ Museum, Newport News, VA
March 15 • “Emancipation: The Draft Riots and the African-American Experience,” w/ Edna Greene Medford, Carla Peterson and Barnet Schechter, NYHS, New York, NY
April 12 • Conversation with Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust on “Death in the Civil War” for The Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA
April 15 • Symposium on Emancipation Proclamation, w/ Frank Williams and Edna Greene Medford, Lincoln’s Cottage, Washington, DC
April 22 • Lincoln the President-Elect: Leadership during America’s Secession Winter,” at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry
April 24 • Conversation w/ Mark Neely on “The Civil War and the American Constitution,” New York Historical Society, New York, NY
April 26 • Torn in Two: The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War
May 2 • Why Lincoln Matters,” for the Vermont Humanities Council, Dartmouth University
May 10 • CWRT of Michigan, Plymouth, MI: “Lincoln on War
May 20 • Why Lincoln Matters,” Tauck Civil War tour program, Washington, DC
May 21 • Emancipating Lincoln,” at Lincoln’s Cottage, Washington, DC
May 31 • Lincoln and Davis: Commanders-in-Chief
June 7–9 • Civil War on Trial—conference; Albany Law School, Albany New York and Concert & reading
June 22–23 • Images in Blue and Gray: McClellan and Lee in Popular Prints” at Civil War Institute; Gettysburg, PA (speech on 6/22, panel on emancipation w/ Craig Symonds 6/23)
June 27 • Accepted American History Award from DAR, Washington, DC
July 14 • “Lincoln in New York,” for the Alliance Defense Fund, New York, NY
July 17 • Spoke at Gilder Lehrman seminar on Cooper Union Address and Emancipation in New York at Cooper Union
July 19 • Emancipation Iconography” at NEH Summer Institute on the Visual Culture of the Civil War, City University of New York Graduate Center
July 21 • “Emancipating Lincoln: How the Great Emancipator Led—and Misled—America to Freedom,” Calvert Library, Prince Frederick, MD
August 1 • Emancipating Lincoln,” for Bryant Park Reading Room Series, Bryant Park, New York, NY
August 26 • Speaking at Centre College Convocation and for unveiling of Lincoln statue, Danville, KY
September 15 • Conference on Lincoln, War, and the Constitution, Washington, DC
September 21 • Emancipation Proclamation symposium w/ Frank Williams and Edna Medford, Fredericksburg, VA
September 28 • “Lincoln and New York,” for the 116th New York State DAR Conference, Tarrytown, NY
October 1 • “Emancipating Lincoln: How the Great Emancipator Led—and Misled—America to Freedom,” for the Friends of Moccasin Bend Fall Lecture series, Chattanooga, TN
October 4 • “War on the Waters: The Civil War Navy,” w/ James McPherson and Craig Symonds, New York Historical Society
October 12 • Speaking on Emancipation for the Southern Festival of Books, Nashville, TN
October 14 • “Why Lincoln Matters,” Tauck Civil War tour program, Washington, DC
October 15 • Speaking on Emancipation at the LICSS annual conference, Long Island, NY
October 21 • “Image of Emancipation Proclamation,” at Jay Heritage Center, Rye, NY
October 24 • Malkin Lecture Series at Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY
October 30 • “Three Days at Gettysburg, Part I,” w/ James McPherson and John Marszalek, New York Historical Society, New York, NY November 15–19 • Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg, PA
November 26 • Giving the Empire State Archives & History Award to Ken Burns, The Egg, Albany, NY
December 4 • “Three Days at Gettysburg, Part I,R#8221; w/ James McPherson and Craig Symonds, New York Historical Society
December 18 • Screening of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln followed by on-stage conversation with Tony Kushner, Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, N.Y. SOLD OUT

2011
January 6 • Moderating "Political Cartoons of the Civil War and Their Role in Shaping History," sponsored by the National Archives at the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Theater, Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington. Free, 7 PM. For more information, email foundationevents@nara.gov.
January 20 • "The New York Times Reports the Civil War," presentation with coauthor Craig L. Symonds at President Lincoln’s Cottage, 3700 North Capitol Street, Washington. For more information: 202–829–0436 or visit President Lincoln’s Cottage.
January 30 • "The New York Times Reports the Civil War," presentation with coauthor Craig L. Symonds, moderated by Sam Roberts of the New York Times. The 92nd Street Y, Lexington Avenue and 92nd Street, Manhattan, Buttenweiser Hall, 7:30 PM. For information and tickets please see www.92y.org.
February 2 • Speaking at the Newark Historical Society, Newark, N.J.
February 10 • Reception to Launch the Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation, Willard Hotel, Washington.
February 11 • Harold speaks at the "Peace Conference at 150,: A Call to Compromise," symposium, lunch and plaque dedication at the Willard Hotel, 9:30 AM–3 pm, with special reading by Stephen Lang, sponsored by the Lincoln at the Crossroads Alliance, the Lincoln Bicentennial Foundation, and the Lincoln Forum. For reservations, please call 703–820–1904, or email meschacknies@latcra.org.
February 16 • Appears at the Civil War Round Table of New York to introduce 2011 honoree Sam Waterston, Three West Club, NYC, 5:30 PM.
February 17 • "The New York Times Reports the Civil War," presentation at the S. Dillon Ripley Center, Smithsonian Institution, 1100 Jefferson Drive, S. W. Washington, D.C., 6:45 PM. For information and tickets please see the Smithsonian calendar or the Smithsonian Resident Associate Program page.
February 18 • "Lincoln President-Elect," at the Dauphin County Historical Society, Harrisburg, PA
March 5 • "Lincoln's Inaugural," w/ Sam Waterston at Capital Hill, Washington, DC
April 1 • Speaking at the Guilderland Public Library, Albany, NY
April 7 • "The First Shot," w/ Craig Symonds and James McPherson, New York Society for Ethical Culture
April 9 • Annapolis Book Fair w/ Craig Symonds re: "The New York Times Reports the Civil War," Annapolis, MD
April 10 • "The New York Times Reports the Civil War," w/ Craig Symonds at the Newseum, Washington, DC
April 11 • Speaking at The National Press Club–topic tk
April 15 • Speech and breakout session at the Association of Lincoln Presenters National Convention, Greeneville, TN
April 16 • Annual Luncheon of the Caroliniana Society of the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
April 21 • CWRT, Cincinnati, OH
May 4 • "Abraham Lincoln, The Silent President-Elect," Vermont Humanities Council, Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH
May 11 • 60th Anniversary of the Civil War Round Table of New York
May 12 • "Antietam and the Battles of 1862," moderating James McPherson and Stephen Sears, New York Society for Ethical Culture
May 14 • Accepting honorary degree from Highland College, Freeport, IL
May 22 • Keynote Speech for the Ken Burns Civil War tour event; National Buildings Museum, Washington, DC
June 14 • "The Draft Riots: 1863," w/ Barnet Schecter and Barry Lewis, New York Society for Ethical Culture
June 16 • "Lincoln on War," CWRT of Michigan, Plymouth, MI
June 21 • "Hearts Touched by Fire: The Best of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War," w/ James McPherson at the Free Library of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
July 13 • Bryant Park Reading Room, New York City
July 19 • “Lincoln and Leadership,” George Washington Teacher’s Institute, Mount Vernon, VA
September 9 • “Lincoln Family Album,” Keynote Speaker for the 35th Anniversary of the Federation of Genealogical Society, Springfield, IL
September 18 • Speaking at New York State Association of Cemeteries fall conference, Equinox Resort, Manchester, VT
September 27 • “Power of Words” w/ F. Murray Abraham and Alan Chartock at Cooper Union, New York, NY
October 4 • Conversation w/ Amanda Foreman: “A World on Fire: Britain’s Critical Role in the American Civil War,” for the New York Historical Society at the New York Society for Ethical Culture Auditorium, New York, NY
October 5 • POSTPONED: Speaking at Nichols College, Dudley, MA
November 16–18 • Lincoln Forum XVI, Gettysburg, PA
November 29 • “The New York Times Covers the Civil War,” Cosmopolitan Club, New York, NY
November 30 • Abraham Lincoln and the Freedom of the Press; NYC Bar Association
December 5 • Presenting NY State Archives History Award to Robert Caro, The Egg, Albany, NY
December 13 • Conversation w/ Craig Symonds and James McPherson on “The Civil War at Sea,” New York Historical Society, New York, NY
December 26 • Conversation w/ Tom Suozzi and Mort Kunstler at New York Historical Society's unveiling of “Washington’s Crossing.”

2010
January 8 • Lecturing at Nightingale-Bamford School, NYC, NY
January 23 • “Lincoln and Emancipation: An Anniversary Symposium,” New York Historical Society, New York, NY
February 3 • “Lincoln and Obama: Lessons From the Past, Inspiration for the Future,” C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, Long Island, NY
February 8 • Speaking at Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
February 10 • Receiving the Barondess Award from the Civil War Round Table of NY, New York, NY
February 12 • Keynote address to Abraham Lincoln Association, Springfield IL
February 14 • Lecture and Book Signing at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
February 25 • 150th Anniversary of Cooper Union Address, Cooper Union Great Hall
March 16 • Speaking at the Centre for American Studies, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
April 6 • New Jersey AL Celebration Speech, “Lincoln, and the Secessionist Winter,” Monmouth County, NJ
April 25 • Jewish Historical Society of Delaware
June 5 • Rededication of Cuyahoga County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, Cleveland, OH
June 11–12 • Stephen A. Douglas Association Luncheon, Chicago, IL
June 12 • Stephen A. Douglas Association Luncheon, Chicago, IL
June 12 • Virtual Book Signing at Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, Chicago, IL
June 16 • “Lincoln in Transition: The Secession Crisis and the Silent President-Elect,” for the Gilder Lehrman History Scholars Program; NYU, New York, NY (by invitation only)
July 2 • “The Secession Crisis and the Silent President-Elect,” Civil War Institute, Gettysburg, PA
July 2 • “The New York Times Reports the Civil War,” with Craig Symonds at The Gettysburg Foundation, Gettysburg, PA
July 9–11 • Ford’s Theatre Advisory Board Retreat Weekend, Washington, DC
Sept 23–24 • “The Image of the Emancipation Proclamation in Art and Memory” and panelist for the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission, Norfolk, VA
Sept 28 2010 • Empire State Archives and History Award w/ Richard Dreyfuss, Albany, NY
October 5–7 • Huggins Lecture Series at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
November 4 • “Election of 1860– for National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, PA
November 5–6 • Interviewing James Horton as part of “Quest for Freedom—Live and Learn” series; Harrisburg, PA
November 15–19 • Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg, PA
December 2 • “Election of 1860” w/ Jim McPherson and Eric Foner, New York Society for Ethical Culture, New York, NY (NYHS event)

2009
January 6-8 • Speaking tour for the Literary Society of the Southwest: Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tucson, Arizona.
January 21-24 Speaks at Civil War Education Association annual conference in Sarasota, Florida
February 2 • ALBC Signature Event, Dedication Day, Washington, DC
February 7 • Keynote speaker: Lincoln Society of Peekskill
February 9 • Open Visions lecturer: Fairfield University
February 10 • Lincoln Club of Delaware w/ Hon. Frank Williams, Wilmington, DE
February 12 • Lincoln’s 200th: Joint Session of Congress, LOC Exhibit Opening, Teach-In w/ Doris Kearns Goodwin, Matt Pinsker, Washington, DC
February 16 • Final Performance of Seen and Heard w/ Sam Waterston, Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC
February 17 • Receiving the Award of Achievement from the Lincoln Group of NY, New York, NY
February 18 • “The Lincoln Anthology” w/ Sam Waterston: The Century Club, New York, NY
February 22 • Speaking at Westport Library, Westport, CT
February 24 • Speaking at The Yale Club, New York, NY
February 25 • Library of America event at Cooper Union, New York, NY
February 28 • Lincoln Society of Peekskill, Peekskill, NY
March 4 • Library of Congress Lincoln Symposium, Washington, DC
March 5 •“Lincoln and New York” lecture for Rye Historical Society, American Yacht Club, Rye, NY
March 5 •“President-Elect” at the Howarth Municipal Library, Howarth, NJ (evening)
March 8 • National Cathedral Event, Washington, DC
March 13 • Kunhardt Conference on Lincoln, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
March 15 • “The Bogen Lecture” at the Port Washington Public Library, Port Washington, NY
March 17 • “In Lincoln's Hand,” w/ Joshua Wolf Shenk and Cynthia Ozick, New York Historical Society
March 18 • “O, My Offense Is Rank”: Lincoln's Favorite Shakespeare Speeches perforomed by Philip Bosco, Kathleen Chalfant, and Richard Easton—commentary by Harold, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
March 27 • “Lincoln Seen and Heard,” w/ Richard Dreyfuss, Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL
March 22 • Wilton Historical Society, Wilton, CT
April 3–4 • Huntington Library Conference on “Image of the Secession Winter,” part of “A Lincoln For Our Time,” San Marino, CA
April 17 • National Archives author’s talk and book signing w/ Ed Steers, Washington, DC
April 18 • Emancipation in the Age of Lincoln, Howard University, Washington, DC
April 18 • American Pictures Lecture Series, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
April 24–25 • Houghton Library Lincoln Symposium, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
May 1 • Speaking at conference for National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys, Boston, MA
May 2 • Keynote Speaker for Mid-Atlantic Association of Civil War Round Tables, Morristown, NJ
May 15–16 • Lecture to The Homer Educational Foundation, Homer, NY
May 17 •“Lincoln: Seen and Heard” w/ Jim Getty at Massachusetts Lincoln Bicentennial celebration, Asa Waters Mansion, Millbury, MA
May 26 • “Lincoln and the American Dream,” w/ Bill Moyers and Norton Garfinkle, New York Historical Society, New York, NY
May 29 • “President-Elect Lincoln: Shaper of Freedom From the Start” at Cosmos Club, Washington, DC
May 29–31 • American Heritage Event, Washington, DC
May 30 • ALBC Signature Event, Rededication of Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC
June 2 • “President-Elect,” at the Ocean County Library, Toms River, NJ
June 13 • CWRT of Fairfield County CT with Craig Symonds at Stamford Historical Society
June 16 • Chicago Public Library, Chicago, IL
June 18 • Lincoln at Cooper Union for the Gilder Lerhman Institute History Scholars Program, New York, NY
June 22 • Commencement Speech for Bard College Early Graduation, Cooper Union, New York, NY
July 3-5 • Lincoln’s Legacy: An International Conference, University of Oxford, England
July 28 • “Lincoln: President Elect,” The Chautauqua Institution, Heritage Lecture Series, Chautauqua NY
August 1 • Attending Annual Summer Gala: A Lincoln Portrait, Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
August 27 • “Lincoln and Obama: Lessons From the Past, Inspiration for the Future,” American Association for State and Local History, Indianapolis, IN
September 15 • “The Lincoln Image: Abraham Lincoln and the Graphic Arts,” Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI
September 16 • “Lincoln and the Jews,” Temple Beth El, Bloomfield Hills, MI
September 17 • Speaking in Dayton, OH—more details to come
September 21 • “Electing Lincoln: The Making of the President, 1860,” Friends of the Fort Worth Library, Fort Worth, TX
September 22 • “The Education of Abraham Lincoln,” Fort Worth Texas
September 25 • Keynote speaker for Illinois Council for History Education, St. Louis, MO
October 3 • Opening Remarks for “Lincoln – A Poetic Opera,” Holy Trinity Church, New York City, NY
October 5 • “Lincoln and the Jews,” The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
October 14 • Moderated Discussion with Barry Lewis on “Lincoln’s New York: The city in the 1860s,” New York Historical Society, New York, NY
October 18 • “Lincoln and the Jews,” Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington, Washington, DC
October 26 • Archives Partnership Trust’s tribute to Henry Louis Gates Jr., Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
October 29 • “Why Lincoln Matters—to history, to our presidents, and us.” Idaho Humanities Council’s 13th Annual Distinguished Humanities Dinner and Lecture, Boise, ID
November 13 • Opening Night Speaker for “Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln's Journey to Emancipation” exhibit, Mineola Memorial Library
November 16–19 • Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg
December 1 • Moderated Discussion with Craig Symonds on “Lincoln as Commander-in-Chief,” New York Historical Society, New York, NY
December 13 • “Expansion of Lincoln’s War Powers” at The National Museum of American History, Washington, DC

2008
January 3 Lincoln Program w/ Association of American Law Schools and the NY Bar Association, New York City
February 11-13 • Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Launch, Louisville, KY; Holzer appears with Sam Waterston in "Lincoln Seen and Heard", Kentucky Arts Center, Louisville.
February 12 or 13 • "Lincoln at Cooper Union", Filson Club, Louisville, KY
February 15 • Lincoln: Seen and Heard w/ Sam Waterston, William J. Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock, AR
February 26 Philadelphia Civil War Consortium: Lincoln and Philadelphia; National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA
February 27 • Union League of Philadelphia
March 26 John Marszalek Lecture, Mississippi State University
March 28 Cooper Union Sesquicentennial; The Organization of American Historians conference, Cooper Union, New York, NY; Lincoln at Cooper Union
April 4-5 Weekend with History Celebration, New York Historical Society
April 28 • "Lincoln and Olmsted: Central Park" Sesquicentennial Lecture, The Century Association, New York
October 14 • Live radio interview on WILL-AM (Chicago, Indianapolis)
October 16 • Live radio interview on WDWS-AM (Chicago market)
October 17 • Virtual Book Signing and Reading, online and in-person at The Abraham Lincoln Bookshop, Chicago, IL
October 17 • Live radio interview on WGN-AM (Chicago market)
October 18 • 11th Annual Chicago Civil War Symposium, Wheaton, IL
October 22 • The New York State Archives presents: A Conversation with Author and Presidential Historian Michael Beschloss, Albany, NY (Harold will moderate)
October 23 • Book Signing & Talk at Borders Bookstore Saratoga Springs, NY
October 23 • Keynote Speaker for the 125th Anniversary of the Saratoga Springs History Museum; speaking on Lincoln in New York, Saratoga Springs, NY
October 29 • Speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect at Salisbury House, Des Moines, IA
October 30 • Keynote Speaker for the Conference on Illinois History, Springfield, IL (speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect)
November 4 • Live radio interview on WGET-AM (Gettysburg market)
November 11 • Keynote Speaker for The Lincoln Group of New York, New York, NY (speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect)
November 12 • Keynote Speaker for The Civil War Round Table of New York, New York, NY (speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect)
November 13 • Uniting America, a discussion with Gov. Mario Cuomo at The 92nd Street Y, New York, NY
November 15 • Speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, Allentown, PA
November 16 • Opening Night Speaker for The Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg, PA (speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect)
November 17 • Lincoln Forum Book Signing at the Holiday Inn Gettysburg, 516 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA
November 18 • Lincoln Forum Book Signing at the Gettysburg Visitor Center, 87 Taneytown Road, Gettysburg, PA
November 22 • Lincoln In His Time And Ours, a Public Symposium at Columbia University, New York, NY (Harold will moderate)
November 25 • Speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect at The New York Historical Society, New York, NY
December 1 • Speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect at The National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA
December 3 • University Club Book Fair, Washington, DC
December 4 • Speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect at the Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, VA
December 5 • Speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect at the IU Northwest Convocation, Gary, IN
December 6 • Indiana Historical Society Author’s Fair, Indianapolis, IN (talk and book signing)
December 15 • Keynote Speaker for the North Jersey Civil War Round Table dinner, Chester, NJ (speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect)
December 16 • Keynote Speaker for the The Lincoln Group of DC, Washington, DC (speaking on Lincoln: President-Elect)

2007
January 11 Jim McPherson dinner / Union League (intro)
January 25 Lincoln Museum, Fort Wayne, IN “The Lincoln Family Album”
January 27 Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN “Jack Smith collection”
February 10 Smithsonian Institution Symposium, “Abraham Lincoln as an American Hero”
February 28 Cooper Union Debate Series w/ Newt Gingrich, Mario Cuomo, and Tim Russert
March 8-11 USS Monitor Symposium: “Hi-Tech Naval Wars”
April 13 New Jersey Legislature, Trenton, NJ, “Lincoln and Legislatures”
April 24 • NY State Archives Award to Doris Kearns Goodwin
May 1-2 Participate in “The Lincoln Series” with the Fetzer Institute, Washington, DC
June 14-15 Lincoln Institute for Teachers, Evansville, IN
June 27 • ALBC Commission Meeting via phone
June 29-July 1 • Keynote Speaker for “Forever Free: Lincoln and Emancipation” Exhibit at the Freeport, IL Public Library
July 18 Hildene event, Re: “Lincoln Family Album”
October 27 • Speaks at unveiling of Lincoln Statue, Peekskill, NY
November 8 “Lincoln's Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words,” presentation w/ Douglas Wilson, New York Historical Society
November 10 •
Lincoln at Cooper Union, Minnesota History Center
November 16-19
Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg
November 19 •
Shaara Prize Dinner, Gettysburg

2006
January 18-21 West Palm Beach CWEA Civil War Symposium
(Image of Lee & McClellen)
February 11-14 ALBC Mtg: Washington, DC
March 8 CWRT of Rockland County, New City Library, and CU. Paul Martin
March 10-11 Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend, Newport News, VA
March 16 Museum of the Confederacy w/ John Coski, Richmond
March 30 Speaking at The City College of New York, 160 Convent Avenue
Cooper Union
April 4-5 Union College Speaking Engagement, Schenectady, NY: “Lincoln, Seward and the Election of 1860”
April 19-20 NEH/NARA Event, Washington
May 5-7 Ulysses S Grant Association Mtg, West Point, NY
May 16 -17 LGDC w/ Dick Durbin, Award and Speech
May 21 Illinois College Commencement
May 28 U Mass Dartmouth Commencement
June 5 92nd Y Lecture: Lincoln and the Jews
June 23 Louis Pasteur Middle School Commencement
August 15 American Heritage Magazine/Pennsylvania Civil War Trails
September 13 Archives Partnership Trust Event w/ Sam Waterston, Albany, NY
Sept. 15-16 Image of War Seminar, Washington DC “Lincoln in Photographs: A New Look”
Sept. 27 –Oct. 1 Chicago Churchill Conference, The Drake Hotel, Chicago
“ Lincoln and The Orator”
October 25 Introducing Joshua Wolf-Shenk and Andrew Solomon
Cooper Union
October 27-28 Huntington Library “War Within A War Conference, San Marino, CA
“ Lincoln and Jeff Davis in CW Caricature”
December 14
New-York Historical Society, “Frederick Douglass, Lincoln, and the Civil War”
November 16-19 1) Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg “ Emancipation: Three Views” w/ Frank Williams and Edna Green Medford
2) Lincoln Press Conference w/ George Buss
November 30 Southern Illinois University teleconference lecture, “Lincoln at Cooper Union”

2005
January 6 Moderate NY-HS Debate: Jefferson vs. Hamilton
January 19-23 West Palm Beach CWEA Civil War Symposium
February 5 Lincoln Museum Exhibition Opening, Fort Wayne, IN
February 9 Civil War Round Table of NY, Barondess Award Dinner (Cooper Union)
February 11 ALBC Mtg, Washington
February 11 White House Event w/ Sam Waterston
February 15 Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach (Cooper Union)
February 17 TD Waterhouse/New Yorker Event w/ Sam Waterston
(House Divided Address)
March 4-6 Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend, Newport News, VA
March 12 Abraham Lincoln Institute Symposium: Silver Spring, MD
April 1-2 Lincoln's Statesmanship Conference, Rochester Institute of Technology
(Images of The Great Emancipation)
April 9 New York Council for History Education Event, NYHS, (Cooper Union)
April 17-18 ALPLM Symposium (HH: Three Generations of Lincoln Scholarship w/ D. Donald, M. Pinsker and B. Lamb)
April 18 ALBC Mtg, Springfield, IL
April 19 Abraham Lincoln Museum Opening, Springfield, IL
(Panel with B. Lamb, D. Donald, M. Pinsker)
April 21-22 Lincoln Prize Dinner, Richmond, VA
May 7 Lincoln Legacy Project, National Constitution Center, Philadelphia
May 16 Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
(Lincoln and Modern Art)
June 6 ALBC Mtg, Philadelphia
June 9-11 Lincoln Exhibition Opening Events at the National Constitution Center
July 5-7 The Shadow of Greatness Symposium, Manchester. VT
(New Look at Lincoln Family)
August 10-11 Indiana Historical Society (Cooper Union)
September 28 Speaking at the Village Temple, NYC
October 19 Lincoln at Cooper Union: Cleveland via Nancy Nelson
October 24 APT “Conversation” with Brian Lamb at SUNY Albany in the pm
APT “ Conversation” with Brian Lamb at The Egg 7:30pm
November 4-8 California Trip
November 9 “ Lincoln in the Times” Book Party
November 15-19 Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg
November 20 Gettysburg Remembrance Day Program

2004
January 27 Cooper Union Lecture at Civil War Round Table Palm Beach, FL
January 29-31 CWEA at Sarasota, FL: “ Prang Civil War Prints”
February 9 ALBC Mtg. Washington, DC
February 10 Union League of New York Annual Lecture
March 4-7 Mariner’s Symposium: “ Children of the Civil War”
April 3-4 “Lincoln Seen and Heard” Bush Presidential Library, Texas
April 23-25 US Grant Association Mtg, Washington, DC
“Grant Seen and Heard” w/ Frank Williams
May 3 APT Albany Event: “Grant Seen and Heard” w/ Richard Dreyfuss
May 5 Cooper Union Re-Creation and President’s Dinner w/ Sam Waterston
May 13 Cooper Union Book Party, Century Club, NYC
May 20 ALBC Book Party Cooper Union
May 20 Heritage Foundation Lecture: Washington, DC: Cooper Union
May 30 Cooper Union Lecture and Book signing: Robert Todd’s Lincoln,
Hildene: Manchester, VT
June 3 Press Conference at Army and Navy Club, Washington
June 6 CSPAN, Washington, DC - 3 Hours Live
June 7 ALBC Mtg, Washington, DC
June 8 National Archives Event, Washington, DC: Cooper Union
June 9 Civil War Round Table of New York Monthly Dinner, NYC: Prang Prints
June 12 Lincoln Group of Boston, Brown University, Providence Cooper Union
June 24 CWRT of CT Dinner, Greenwich, CT
June 27-July 1 Lecture on the Civil War Navy, Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College
June 24 CWRT of CT Dinner, Greenwich, CT
June 27-July 1 Lecture on the Civil War Navy, Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College
July 17 Lecture and Book signing at Highland Park Public Library, Illinois
THE RACE FOR PRESIDENT, 1860: ABRAHAM LINCOLN,
CHICAGO TO NEW YORK, IN WORDS AND PICTURES
July 18 Cooper Union Book Signing at Abraham Lincoln Bookshop, Chicago, IL
September 18-19 Annual Lincoln Colloquium: Cooper Union, Fort Wayne, Indiana
September 20 ALBC Mtg, Fort Wayne, Indiana
October 18 NEH Lecture, Ford’s Theater, Washington Abraham Lincoln, American Hero
October 19 Lincoln Group of Washington, DC; Cooper Union
October 23 Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin Mtg, Beloit, Wisconsin, Cooper Union
October 27 NYHS Speaking Engagement; Cooper Union
November 4 Lincoln Group of New York: Cooper Union
November 6 Hold: Indiana Historical Society Event w/ Tom Mason
November 16-18 Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg (Cooper Union Speech)
November 19 Fortenbaugh Lecture, Gettysburg College
November 30 Union League Tribute to Brian Lamb
December 14-15 Authors Unlimited Speaking Engagement, Miami & Ft. Lauderdale

2003
January 28 Civil War Round Table of Palm Beach. “Terrorism”
January 29-February 2 Sarasota CWEA Conference. “Art of the Civil War”
February 10 “Lincoln Seen and Heard” with Sam Waterston
February 12 Lincoln Association of Jersey City, NJ. Eugene P. O’Connell: Terrorism
February 20 MMA “Lincoln Family Album” with Sam Waterston and Dianne Wiest
March 6-9 Monitor & Merrimac Symposium: Mariner’s Museum, and Newport News
March 29 Sussex County Historical Society Annual Dinner (Terrorism)
April 3 CWRT of Long Island (North Shore, Long Island) (Terrorism)
April 5 Lincoln Statue dedication and conference, Richmond, VA
April 12 LGNY 25th Anniversary, 7th Regiment Armory (Terrorism)
April 18 Lincoln Institute at Galesburg, IL (Cooper Union)
May 10 Commencement Exercises at University of Illinois at Springfield
June 16 Mississippi Queen Lecture: Art of the Civil War
June 22 MMA, GRR, Lecture: Art of Civil War
July 6-8 Lincoln Bicentennial Commission Meeting, Manchester, VT
August 25-27 Freeport, IL (Lincoln-Douglas Debates Day)
October 11-12 Blue and Gray Education Society, Massachusetts
October 15-19 LSUS Lincoln-Jefferson Conference, Shreveport, LA
Oct. 31-Nov. 8 Lincoln Forum Cruise
November 10 Hold: NCC Lincoln Advisory Panel, Philadelphia
November 11 LGNY Dinner
November 13 Ulysses S. Grant Program with Richard Dreyfuss (MMA)
November 16-18 Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg (“Lincoln Seen and Heard” with Sam Waterston)

2002
January 30-Feb. 2 Sarasota CWEA Symposium: “The Lincoln Image”
February 12 Lincoln Group of the District of Columbia annual banquet: “War, Dissent, and Terrorism in Old New York: How Abraham Lincoln Responded” – Wm. Myles Taylor
February 13 CWRT of New York: Speech and Award to George Craig
February 26 Harvard Club: “War, Dissent, and Terrorism in Old New York: How Abraham Lincoln Responded”–
March 7 CWRT of Long Island in Huntington – Andrew Athanas
April 6 Historical Society of Sussex County, New Jersey – Joe Garrera
April 26-27 Ulysses S. Grant Association – New York City
September 13-15 City of Ottawa, IL: Lincoln History Sessions and Statue Dedication
October 11 CWRT of Chicago: Nevins-Freeman Award
October 23 Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, New York City – John Portanova
November 15-20 Gettysburg: Lincoln Forum

2001
January 18 AARP. “Lincoln in New York”
January 24-27 Sarasota, FL. “The Confederate Image”
February 7 Lincoln Seen and Heard with Sam Waterston, MMA
March 23 Lincoln Seen and Heard with Sam Waterston, Cornwall, CT
March 29 Union League of Philadelphia Abraham Lincoln Foundation Symposium
April 26-28 Lincoln Symposium, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN
May 5 CWRT/Binghamton. Uris Theater, “Civil War in Art”
May 12 CWRT/NY 50th Anniversary HH: #3 (after Frye and Shaara): “Lincoln & New York” (Patrick Falci)
June 6 Brandywine Valley CWRT, West Chester, PA
June 13-17 Lincoln Family Symposium, Hildene, Manchester, VT
July 10 Monticello. “Lincoln & Jefferson”
July 27-August 7 Delta Queen: Mobile-Nashville w/ Jack Davis, Bud Robertson, Kent Brown
Oct. 6-12 History America Cruise/St.Louis & IL
Nov. 8 Gerald R. Ford Museum “Lincoln from Life”
Nov. 15-19 Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg, PA
December 11 CWRT/CT “Confederate Image.” Brock’s –

2000
January 23 “Lincoln and the Jews” - Skirball Museum, LA
January 26-30 “The Union Image”- CWEA, Sarasota, FL
February 11 “Lincoln and the Graphic Arts”- MMA Lecture- GRR
March 3-5 Westfield, NY
March 17 WCWRT at Pace University, Pleasantville NY - “The Union Image”
April 17Lincoln Conference, Baruch College
May 25 CWRT/CT Dinner
June 7-11 History America Navy Conference - Annapolis, MD
June 30-July 2 CWI “Lincoln at the Millenium” Conference. “Lincoln in Modern Art”
September 22-23 Lincoln Colloquium and McMurtry Lecture – Lincoln Home Symposium, Fort Wayne, IN
September 24 “A Conversation with Lerone Bennett” Schomburg Library, New York, NY
October 15-16 Ford’s Theater NHS Annual Symposium “The Elections of 1860 & 1864.”
November 15-17 Lincoln Forum: “The Rubber Room Phenomenon”

1999
February 23 MMA (GRR Auditorium): Lincoln from Life, Portraits of a President
April 24 Opening of “Lincoln from Life” - The Lincoln Museum, Fort Wayne, Indiana
June 11-13 “Union Preserved” Symposium, Albany (also State Archives Partnership Trust)
June 18-20 West Virginia Independence Day- “Dear Mr. Lincoln”
July 9-11 “Looking at Lincoln” Symposium (Lee Moorehead) - Springfield, IL
August 2 Ford’s Theater - 1. Why Should Spirit of Mortal Be Proud? 2. Lincoln Family
October 22 Lincoln & Lincoln from Life, Forbes Magazine
November 10 Morgan Library - George Washington
November 18 Lincoln Forum IV, Gettysburg – “The Lincoln Grail”
November 19 Lincoln Fellowship of Pennsylvania - “Ridicule Without Malice”