Interview on Ethan Allen (“Green Mountain Boy”) on iHeart Radio’s “Jay Talking”

Milton Historical Society presents "The Allens of Vermont" with Willard Sterne Randall

Interview on the Bradley Jay Show on WBZ-AM Boston (syndicated by the iHeart Radio Network) on Hamilton and on Unshackling America

In the new book, The Presidents:Noted Historians Rank America’s Best—and Worst—Chief Executives, based on C-Span’s surveys ranking the Presidents, a chapter based on my 1993 book, Thomas Jefferson: A Life, the interview with Brian Lamb available at

"Seven Events that Enraged Colonists and Led to the American Revolution” on

Recent media coverage:

Review of Unshackling America, How the War of 1812 Truly Ended the American Revolution, in Vermont History, Winter/Spring 2019

Review of Unshackling America in The Historian, volume 80, No. 2, Summer 2018

"Assault on the Citadel" --the Battle of St. Malo -- co-authored with Nancy Nahra--75th anniversary of D-Day issue of MHQ, The Quarterly Magazine of Military History, Summer 2019 issue, in stores May 1st.

“10 Engaging and Informative Books About American History” on

“Presidential Biographer Discusses Hit Hamilton Musical” in Mountain Times

“Before Benedict Arnold Became an Infamous Traitor, He Tried to Invade Canada” at

“The Founding Fathers Feared Political Factions Would Tear the Nation Apart” at

"Historian Sheds Light on Seminar Common Text 'Hamilton'" at Saint Michael's College

Discussion on The Age of  Jackson Podcast: Episode 8: How the War of 1812 Truly Ended the American Revolution with Willard Sterne Randall

"Scholar Revisits the Battle of Lake Champlain" in Shelburne News  March 2, 2018

"How the War of 1812 Ended the American Revolution" -Interview in the podcast In the Past Lane 

Interview in C-SPAN's Small Cities series, discussing Burlington, VT and Unshackling America

Recording of  Unshackling America talk at Ethan Allen Homestead on August 20th, 2017 

"The War for Economic Independence" - review in The Wall Street Journal August 15, 2017 

"From Colonial Times to Trump's America, Trade is the Issue" in The Philadelphia Inquirer

"America's Last King: The Unsettling Parallels between King George III and Donald Trump" in Salon

Discussion with the author on the "History Space: The War of 1812 Finally Brought Independence" in The Burlington Free Press

Short Take review in Seven Days

C-SPAN taping of book talk at Politics and Prose, July 15th

"Unshackling America and the War of 1812: Vermonter's New History Ties the Past to the Present" in The Brattleboro Reformer

Review in Road to Hubbardton

 "Friday Morning Coffee" interview on Writer's Bone

Discussion of C-SPAN's 2017 Historians' Survey of Presidential Leadership on Channel 17

Sirus XM interview with Knowledge@Wharton

Review in the Oklahoman 

Selected as one of Amazon's Books of the Month in History (July 2017) 

Post on "The History Reader" 

Review in Emerging Revolutionary War Era