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“American Sniper” Interview with the Mother of Marc Lee, NAVY SEAL

The new blockbuster movie, American Sniper, features the true story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose friend, Marc Lee, was the first Navy SEAL killed in Iraq. Several years ago I had the opportunity to interview Marc Lee’s mother, Debbie, for my co-authored book, Stories of … Continue reading

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What gift did John Quincy Adams give America on Dec. 24? Peace on Earth

Exactly 200 years ago on Dec. 24, 1814, John Quincy Adams gave Americans the best Christmas gift he could possibly give to a nation at war: a peace treaty. “I consider the day on which I signed it as the happiest … Continue reading

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My C-SPAN Book Talk on American Phoenix

Wanted to share with you my talk on my Pulitzer-nominated book, American Phoenix, which C-SPAN recently aired. I’m also working with a film producer to bring this story to film.

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