Jon has spoken on military history subjects at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library, Chicago’s Pritzker Military Library, the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, the Atlanta History Center, the World War II Roundtable in Minneapolis, the Metropolitan Club in Washington, D.C., the Harvard Club of New York City, and his son Austin’s fifth grade class.  He has done radio, television and film appearances.

Stay tuned to learn of upcoming speaking engagements on his Facebook page.

Emily is a current student at the University of Kentucky. To contact Emily about speaking, please speak with Jon, her father.

A sample of prior book discussions:

WICN 90.1 FM Boston, “Public Eye” with Al Vuona, discussion about Roosevelt and setting aside differences to overcome daunting challenges.  Listen to the podcast here:


National World War II Museum, discussion of “Brothers Rivals Victors: Eisenhower, Patton and Bradley.”  Watch the presentation here:

National World War II Museum, discussion of “American Warlords: How Roosevelt’s High Command Led America to Victory in World War II.” Here’s the presentation:


World War II Round Table, discussion of “Senior Leaders of World War II and Their Personalities.”  The presentation is here: