James B. Conroy

News & Events

Recent and Current Speaking Engagements:

Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College
New York, New York
Tuesday, June 13, 2023

The Boston Athenaeum
Boston, Massachusetts
Tuesday, June 15, 2023

The Dallas Business Book Forum
Dallas, Texas
Wednesday, June 21, 2023

The Sapientia Book Forum
Dallas, Texas
Thursday, June 22, 2023

The World Affairs Council, Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas, Texas
Thursday, June 22, 2023

Buxton Books
Charleston, SC
Tuesday, June 27, 2023

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Special Topics in History
New York, NY (Virtual)
Tuesday, July 11, 2023

An Afternoon with Doris Kearns Goodwin
Hingham, Massachusetts Town Hall
Saturday, September 9, 2023

The Union League of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Monday, September 11, 2023

The Hudson Library and Historical Society
Hudson, OH (virtual)
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

The Chilton Club
Boston, Massachusetts
Wednesday, October 4, 2023

The Churchill Society of Calgary
Calgary, Canada
November 2, 2023

The Saint Botolph Club
Boston, Massachusetts
November 7, 2023

The Union League Club’s Annual Book Fair
New York, NY
Thursday, December 7, 2023

The World War II Roundtable of Minnesota
Edina, MN
Monday, January 8, 2024

The World War II Museum
New Orleans, Louisiana
Wednesday, January 17, 2024

The Lenox Public Library
Distinguished Lecture Series
Lenox, MA
Sunday, January 21, 2024

The New Hampshire Institute of Politics
Manchester, New Hampshire
Thursday, February 22, 2024

The Lewes Public Library
Lewes, Delaware
Sunday, April 14, 2024

The Metropolitan Club
Washington, D.C.
Wednesday,May 8, 2024

The Somerset Club
Boston, Massachusetts
Thursday, June 13, 2024

The Roosevelt Reading Festival
FDR Presidential Library, Hyde Park, NY
Saturday, June 22, 2024

An Afternoon with Ken Burns
Hingham, Massachusetts Town Hall
Saturday, September 28, 2024

Selected Interviews:

Parthenon Podcasts: History Unplugged - A 1943 Translation Blunder Saved FDR, Churchill, and Eisenhower From Being Assassinated
August 08, 2023

The Public Eye Interview with Al Vuona, WICN radio, 90.5 FM, Worcester, Massachusetts on The Devils Will Get No Rest.

Washington Indepedent Review of Books
Cross-Examining History Podcast with Talmage Boston
July 3, 2023

WishTV.com Leaders and Legends Podcast produced by Veteran Strategies
June 19, 2023

Written by WWIIPodcast
James Conroy is interviewed by host Ray Harris Jr
June 17, 2023

History Nerds United Podcast with Brendan Dowd
January 30, 2024
"Let's cast aspersions! Author James Conroy joins the podcast to talk about his book The Devils Will Get No Rest: FDR, Churchill, and the Plan That Won the War. Come listen about how some of the most powerful men in history could complain about each other like teenagers." Listen here.

Articles:

Op Ed, "The Casablanca conference that saved the world could be the model for saving America," The Dallas Morning News, June 17, 2023 [transcript of article]

Review of Jon Meacham’s, “And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle,” 44 Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association (Spring 2023): 57-63.

Lincoln's Failed Peace Process,” The New York Times “Disunion” blog, February 3, 2015

“The Hampton Roads Conference” in “The Essential Civil War Curriculum,” a peer-reviewed online compendium of Civil War scholarship at https://www.essentialcivilwarcurriculum.com/the-hampton-roads-peace-conference.html

The White House Historical Association
Slavery's Mark on Lincoln's White House