Marc Leepson on the airwaves:

 Watch Marc's September 13, 2014, live appearance on CBS's  This Morning Saturday, talking about Francis Scott Key on the 200th anniversary of Key writing "The Star-Spangled Banner."

 Watch Marc's June 26, 2014, talk on Francis Scott Key at the National Archives of the United States 

 Listen to Marc's June 29, 2017, appearance on the "Imus in the Morning" radio show on Ballad of the Green Beret
Listen on line or download the podcast of the Studio 360 fall 2010 program on Monticello, featuring Marc Leepson on the post-Jefferson history of the house on NPR
Watch Marc's January 31, 2012, talk on the Marquis de Lafayette at the University of Mary Washington as part of the 2012 Chappell Great Lives Lecture Series
 Watch the re-edited July 2014 version of Marc's November 2, 2007, tour of the Monocacy Battlefield and Fort Stevens in Washington, D.C., the subject of Desperate Engagement, on C-SPAN's web site.

 Watch Marc's July 5, 2015, talk on Saving Monticello at the National Museum of American Jewish Military History in Washington, D.C.,

Marc Leepson live and in person:

Sunday, February 25, 2018 - Mayflower Society of Washington, D.C., Tysons, Corner, Virginia. Talk on Ballad of the Green Beret and book signing.

Monday, March 12, 2018 - Anna Maria Fitzhugh DAR Chapter, Alexandria, Virginia. Talk on Saving Monticello and book signing. 

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - Rotary Club of Purcellville, Purcellville, Virginia. Talk on Ballad of the Green Beret and book signing at weekly meeting.

Friday, April 6, 2018 - United States Daughters of 1812 , talk on Francis Scott Key and the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and book signing at Annual National Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - ExxonMobil Spouses Group, Northern Virginia. Talk on Saving Monticello and book signing.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Southern Maryland Civil War Roundtable, La Plata, Md. 7:00 p.m. talk on Desperate Engagement and book signing at the College of Southern Maryland's Center for Business and Industry, La Plata. 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - Arlington House DAR Chapter, Arlington, Virginia. Talk on Saving Monticello and book signing. 

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Washington, D.C. Talk 
on Saving Monticello and book signing at the annual National Conference. 

Friday, April 13, 2018 - Presidential Families of America, Washington, D.C. Talk on Saving Monticello and book signing at the annual meeting.

Saturday, April 14, 2018 - Southern Maryland Civil War Round Table, Frederick, Maryland. Tour of the Monocacy National Battlefield.

Sunday, April 15, 2018 - National Society Daughters of the Barons of Runnemede, Washington, D.C. Talk on Flag: An American Biography and book signing at annual meeting.

Friday, April 27, 2018 - Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, Martinsburg, West Virginia. 2:30 p.m. talk on Desperate Engagement at the 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Avenue of Invasion Conference and book signing. Holiday Inn, 301 Foxcroft Avenue, Martinsburg, W.Va. For info, call 540-740-4545 or email

Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28, 2018 - "Eat, Drink & Be Literary" event, Hillsboro, Virginia. 6:30 p.m. talk on Saving Monticello and book signing. Old Stone Schoolhouse, 37098 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro. 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - Military History & Veterans Discussion Group, Silver Spring, Md. Morning talk on Ballad of the Green Beret and book signing. Schweinhaut Senior Center, 1000 Forest Glen Rd., Silver Spring. Free and open to the public. For info, call 240-777-8085. 

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - Lane's Mill DAR Chapter, Centreville, Virginia. Talk on Ballad of t
he Green Beret and book signing.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, Fairfax, Virginia. 12:30 p.m. talk on Francis Scott Key and the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and book signing. 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. For info, call 703-323-0880.

Saturday, May 19, 2018 - Biographers International Organization annual Conference, New York City. Moderator, 9:30 a.m. panel, "Writing About the Vietnam War." Leon Levy Center for Biography, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Ave. For info, go to:

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - Montgomery County (Md.) OASIS, Bethesda, Maryland. 1:00 p.m. talk on Flag: An American Biography and book signing. 7125 Democracy Blvd., 2nd floor, Bethesda. For info, go to or call 301-469-6800

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - Augustus P. Gardner American Legion Post, McLean, Virginia. 11:30 talk on Saving Monticello at monthly luncheon. 

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - The Glebe retirement community, Daleville, Virginia. 3:00 p.m. talk 
on Ballad of the Green Beret and book signing. Open to the public, for info, call 540-795-2224. () 795-2224