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Past Events:

Speaker at Baltimore Bar Library Lecture Series on "Presidential Conventions in Baltimore."  (April 17, 2012)
Guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show, WAMU/NPR during the 2012 Democratic convention, speaking on "A Party Like No Other:  America's First Conventions." (September 3, 2012)
Guest on WBAL-TV and WBAL-Radio in Baltimore during the 2012 conventions. (September, 2012)
Featured speaker at annual meeting of The Ancient and Honorable Mechanical Company of Baltimore on "The First American Political Conventions."  (December 6, 2012)
Speaker at Howard County Library System, Central Branch, Columbia, Maryland, on "Lincoln's Nominating Conventions:  Tricks, Trades & Trying Times."  (October 17, 2013)
Speaker at Wednesday Club of Baltimore meeting on "Baltimore's Nominating Conventions"  (November 19, 2014)
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association's Annual Conference.  March 19, 2016, at 9:30 a.m.  Caldwell, New Jersey.   Featured speaker on  "Cleveland's Nominating Conventions of 1884, 1888, and 1892."  (March 19, 2016)
Howard County Library System, Miller Branch, Ellicott City, Maryland.  June 30, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.  Speaking on "When Conventions Mattered:  Presidential Nominating Conventions that Changed the Course of U.S. History."  (June 30, 2016)
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, OH.  July 16, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.  Speaking on "Centennial Showdown:  The Nominating Conventions of 1876."  (July 16, 2016)
James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mentor, OH.  July 19, 2016, at 7:00 p.m.  Speaking on "The 1880 Republican Convention and the Unexpected Nomination of James A. Garfield."  (July 19, 2016)
"The Republican National Convention and the 1880 Surprise," Baltimore Sun Roughly Speaking Podcast (July 19, 2016)

 "Cincinnati's First Convention Remembered," Cincinnati.com  (August 22, 2012)
"Remembering Charleston's Presidential Nominating Convention," TheDigitel.com  (August 23, 2012)
"Remembering Philadelphia's First Convention," Newsworks (August 27, 2012).
"Conventions a Time-Honored Tradition," Danville Register & Bee (September 2, 2012)
"Lincoln's Renomination 150 Years Ago Broke a Trend," History News Network (May 26, 2014)
"How Cleveland Became a Convention City," Newsweek (July 15, 2016)