Christmas in the Movies [lecture/book review]

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Leslie Goddard

Northern Illinois Historic League Preferred Partner

Alice Paul: Winning Votes for Women [Historical portrayal]

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​​​​​Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty

​By Eric H. Weinberger and Elaine Bromka. New historical portrayal.

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​​​​​Afternoon Tea

​Lecture exploring the history, etiquette and elegant rituals of afternoon tea

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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.

Think History's Boring? Think again

PLEASE NOTE:  March, April and May 2020 are full. I am no longer able to accept bookings for those months. 

​​​​​The Roaring Twenties

​An illustrated lecture exploring the decade that began 100 years ago

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.

Bad Blood: The Rise and Fall of Elizabeth Holmes [lecture/book review]

Bringing History

                        to life...