imagine having a talk with someone from the past ...


Imagine having a conversation with a celebrated First Lady, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, or an aviation pioneer. Or delving deep into the story of a renowned department store or legendary film.

I give voice to stories from the past. As entertaining as they are educational, these programs bring history alive in a fun, inspiring and educational way.

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Route 66

A new lecture exploring America's iconic road linking Chicago to L.A.

Remembering Route 66 [lecture]

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Who Was Typhoid Mary? [lecture]

Who Was Typhoid Mary?

​A lecture about the Irish cook who changed what we know about viruses

Leslie Goddard

​​​​​Betty Crocker

​Lecture exploring who Betty Crocker was and how she changed the way we cook

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It's my life's work to bring memorable women from the past alive and to tell historical stories so that lessons from the past are more meaningful and powerful.

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Betty Crocker and Her Cookbook That Changed How America Cooks [lecture]