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Public Events

"Whitewashing the Great Emancipator"

September 23, 2013

Lone Star College, Houston, TX



Tribute to the Gettysburg Address

October, 2013

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Springfield, IL



Keynote Address

Conference on Illinois History

Oct 11, 2012
Prairie Capital Convention Center 
Springfield, IL  


"Whitewashing the Great Emancipator: Racial Politics and the Lincoln Legacy"
The Wepner Symposium 
Oct 20, 2012 
University of Illinois-Springfield, Springfield, IL  


Keynote Address

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Bradley University

Peoria, IL


President's Day Address

February 12, 2012

Peoria Public Library North Branch

Peoria, IL 


Book Launch

December 4, 2011 

I Know You Like a Book 
Peoria Heights, IL 


Book signing

Saturday, November 19, 2011 
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Springfield, IL 


Lincoln, Inc. in the News article: Abraham Lincoln, Corporate Pitchman

Selling a President: A Chat with Author Jackie Hogan

Christian Science Monitor, 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' Denies Origin and Legacy of Slavery

Christian Science Monitor, Lincoln Lite: A Review of Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Lincoln

Atlanta Journal Constitution, Lincoln's Party Would Nix Him

Houston Chronicle, Abraham Lincoln Inspires Authors, Filmmakers

Christian Science Monitor, 4 Reasons Lincoln Wouldn't Win the GOP Nomination in 2012 

Peoria Journal Star, BU Professor's Book Looks at Cultural Influence of Lincoln, Lincoln Brand Lives On 1

CBS-Philly, The Story Behind the Naming of Lincoln Financial Field

Peoria Journal Star, BU Professor's Book Looks at How We Capitalize on Sixteenth President

Bradley University Spotlight, Looking Through Lincoln

Re-evaluating Race in the Shadow of the New MLK Memorial

Canton Daily Ledger, Book-signing at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

Radio appearances

WISR Pittsburgh, November, 2011

The Stuph File, Montreal Quebec, 2011 [Listen Now] 

WMPS Memphis, November 2011

KBEM Minneapolis, November, 2011

KKZN Denver, David Sirota Show, November, 2011 [Listen Now]

WYLD, Mike Fitzgerald Show, November 22, 2011

WRPN Green Bay, November 22, 2011

WSLR Sarasota, The Doug Miles Show, November, 2011 [Listen]

WMBD Peoria, Greg & Dan Show, December, 2011 [Listen Now]

WJBC Bloomington, IL, the Steve Fast Show, November, 2011

KYW-AM Philadelphia, PA, November, 2011

Lifestyle Radio Network with Frankie Boyer, November, 2011

WOCA-AM Gainesville, FL, with Larry Whitler, February, 2012

WIP-AM Philadelphia, PA, with Peter Solomon, February, 2012

WGTD-FM Milwaukee, WI, with Greg Berg, February, 2012

KCMN, Colorado Springs, CO, with Tron Simpson, February, 2012

WMKT-AM, Michigan, with Vic McCarty, February, 2012

USA Radio Network, Daybreak, February, 2012

Crawford Radio Network, Detroit, MI, with Bob Dutko, February, 2012

Westwood One, America in the Morning, February, 2012

WCBU, Peoria, IL, February, 2011 [Listen Now]

NPR, Marketplace, June 2012