Interview on Thirteen about 1920s Writers

For the Great American Read in New York, PBS WNET Thirteen interviewed me at the Algonquin Hotel to talk about the 1920s literary scene in the city. The show is part of the Metrofocus series. I spoke about the history of the Algonquin Round Table and the many writers and friends who gathered at the landmark hotel. Next year, 2019, is the centennial of the group’s founding. Correspondent Naeem Douglas did a marvelous job on Continue Reading →

Debut on Travel Channel for Submarine Story

I made my debut last week on the Travel Channel on Mysteries at the Museum. The episode is Season 19, Episode 6: “Italian Sherlock Holmes, King of the Airwaves and Texan Takes Moscow.” My part was the expert to describe the wreck and rescue of U.S. Navy submarine O-5 in 1923. It went down in a collision outside the Panama Canal. The story concerns two sailors trapped underwater and the daring rescue to save their Continue Reading →

WWI Interview Airs on Catholic Radio & TV Show

I was a guest on In the Arena with host Monsignor Kieran Harrington. The show airs on WOR Radio and cable TV. The Rev. Msgr. Kieran E. Harrington, V.E. is Vicar for Communications for the Diocese of Brooklyn. He is responsible for overseeing the Diocesan Public Information Office; Government Affairs and Public Policy Office; NET, the cable station of the Diocese of Brooklyn. You can watch the clip here. It was a big honor for Continue Reading →