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Newest Programs

Kentucky Derby Traditions

A new lecture on the fads and fun of the Kentucky Derby

Think History's Boring? Think again

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Kentucky Derby Traditions [lecture]

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Edgewater Beach Hotel

​Lecture exploring Chicago's famed resort hotel

Midcentury Cuisine

A nostalgic look back at the food fads from the 1950s-60s

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.

Edgewater Beach Hotel [lecture]

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.

Bringing History

                        to life...

Leslie Goddard

Midcentury Cuisine [lecture]