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I have lectured at dozens of universities, institutes, war colleges, foundations, museums, and clubs in North America, Europe and Israel as well as at the Smithsonian Institution, the American Shakespeare Theatre, the Atlanta History Center, the Kansas City Public Library, the Onassis Cultural Center, and the London Stock Exchange. I have lectured on educational tours in Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Slovenia, Tunisia, and Turkey.

Neal Conan, “Talk of the Nation,” NPR, February 2, 2010

Interview on Spartacus on the Jim Engster show on WRKF, an NPR affiliate in Lousiana.
You’ll find me at 38:30, about 3/4 of the way through the recording.

WILL Radio’s Focus 580 with host David Inge on Wednesday March 18, 2010, from 12:06-12:57 PM EDT.

The Trustworthiness of Ancient Sources” at Hillsdale College (February 1, 2016)

Shedding New Light on the Death of Julius Caesar at Cornell University (August 25, 2015)

On Leadership and the Five Stages of War (June 24, 2013)

2010 When Rome Ruled:  ‘Secrets of the Gladiators’ and ‘Killing Caesar,’ National Geographic Channel.
2009 Clash of the Gods, History Channel
2008, The Secret Life of Gladiators, Discovery Channel
2007, Athens: The Dawn of Democracy, PBS
2006, Where Did It Come From? Ancient Ships, History Channel
2006, Engineering an Empire: the Greeks and Engineering an Empire: Alexander, History Channel
2006, The Real Spartacus, National Geographic Channel
2005, Hannibal, National Geographic Channel
2004, Alexander and the Battle of Gaugamela (Great Battles); Real Gladiators and Who Killed Alexander? all on Discovery Channel
2003, Assassination of Julius Caesar and Spear of Jesus, both on Discovery Channel
2002, Unconventional Warfare and The Rise and Fall of Sparta, both on History Channel
2002, Debates, Debates PBS
2000, The Greeks, PBS
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