Author & Speaker

Other Writing

“A Lesson for Trump from President Andrew Johnson,” Washington Post, May 11, 2017.  Read article

“How this 64-year-old lawyer broke a world record swimming the English Channel,” Washington Post Sunday Magazine, November 5, 2015.  Read article

“The Surprising Raucous Home Life of the Madisons,” Smithsonian.com, Feb. 10, 2015.  Read Article

“Why It’s Time for a New Wave of Constitutional Amendment,” History News Network, Feb. 10, 2015, Read Article

“How True Is Lincoln [the Movie],” History News Network, Nov. 20, 2012. Read Article

“Treason! Aaron Burr’s 1807 Trial Challenged the Constitution,” American Heritage, Spring 2012.  Read Article (PDF)

“The Violent, Scandalous Origins of JPMorgan Chase,” Bloomberg View, May 2, 2012.  Read Article

“Can Richie Rich Get to the White House?” Politico, March 29, 2012.  Read Article

“Burr, Ogden, and Dayton:  The Original Jersey Boys,” Smithsonian.com, August 12, 2011.  Read Article

“Most Notorious VP:  Cheney v. Burr,” Politico, November 11, 2011.  Read Article

“On 40th birthday, Freedom of Information Act faces midlife crisis,” The Baltimore Sun, July 4, 2006.  Read Article

“What a 1989 Case Can Teach the Senate,” The New York Times, Op-Ed, December 22, 1998.  Read Article (PDF)

“When They Did It,” New Millennium Writings 2004-2005.  Read Story (PDF)

“Looking in America’s Constitutional Mirror,” Huffington Post, July 16, 2007.  Read Article.