DEMAGOGUE - Released on July 7, 2020

Upcoming events for Demagogue

(All times listed are ET)


February 5, 6 p.m. Virtual talk, Temple Israel Boston,

February 26, 7 p.m. Virtual talk, Town of Harvard Library and Historical Society,

Zoom info:


JULY 7, 7:50 a.m. Interview with WTMJ, Milwaukee.

JULY 7, 9:30 a.m. Interview with “Columbia Morning,” KFRU, Columbia, MO.

JULY 7, 1 p.m. Interview with “Leonard Lopate at Large,” WBAI, NYC.

JULY 7, 2 p.m. Fresh Air, NPR

JULY 8, 9 a.m. Interview with Wisconsin Public Radio.

JULY 8, 4:30 p.m. Interview with “Poppoff with Mary Jane Popp,” KAHI, Auburn, CA.

JULY 8,  7 p.m.  Virtual talk, Powerhouse Arena, Brooklyn (

JULY 9, 9 a.m. Interview with “Equal Right and Justice,” WBAI, NYC.

JULY 9, 11:35 a.m. Interview with Joe Donahue, WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, Albany.

JULY 10, 10 a.m. Interview with “Tom Sumner Program,” WFOV, Flint, MI.

JULY 10, 5:30 p.m.  Virtual talk, Politics and Prose Bookstore, DC (

JULY 13, 9:03 a.m. Interview with “Bill Newman Show,” WHMP, Amherst, MA.  

JULY 13, 19:45 a.m. Interview with “Jim Engster Show,” WRKF, Baton Rouge.  

JULY 13, 5 p.m. Virtual talk, House of Books, Kent, CT. (  

JULY 14, noon. Virtual talk, NYU Brademas Center (

JULY 14, 4  p.m. Interview with “Rising with Sonali,” Pacifica Radio.

JULY 15, 9 a.m.  Interview with “What’s at Stake,” WPFW, Washington, D.C.

JULY 15, 7 p.m.  Virtual talk, Harvard Book Store, Cambridge (

JULY 16, 1:30 p.m.  Interview with “Conversations Live,” Blogtalkradio and I Heart Radio.

JULY 16, 2:15 p.m.  Interview with “Conversations with Writers,” Townsquare Media Albany.”

JULY 19, 10:15 a.m. Interview with “Radio with a View,” WMBR, Cambridge.

JULY 19, 7 p.m. Virtual talk, Bookworks, Albuquerque (

JULY 20, 5:30 p.m. Virtual talk, Massachusetts Historical Society (

JULY 21, noon.Interview with “Keeping Democracy Alive with Burt Cohen,” WSCA, NH.

JULY 21, 4:30 p.m. Interview with “The Arnie Arnesen Show,” WNHN, Concord, NH.

JULY 22, 6 p.m. Virtual talk, Congregation Kehillath Israel, Brookline (

JULY 23, Noon. Interview with “Jefferson Public Radio,” Oregon.

JULY 23, 6 p.m. Virtual talk, Boston Public Library (

JULY 26, 11:30 a.m. Virtual talk, Temple Solel and nearby congregations, Highland Park, IL (

JULY 27, 2 p.m. Interview with “Madison BookBeat,” WORT, Wisconsin.

JULY 28, 7 p.m.Virtual talk, Left Bank Books, St. Louis (

JULY 29, 7 p.m. Virtual talk, Wisconsin Book Festival, Madison (

JULY 30, 3 p.m. Virtual talk, Falmouth Jewish Congregation, Cape Cod (

AUGUST 2, 10 a.m. Interview with “Radio with a View,” WMBR, Cambridge. MA.

AUGUST 3, 6 p.m. Virtual talk, Harvard Club of Cape Cod (

AUGUST 5, 11 a.m. Interview with “Boston Public Radio,” WGBH.

AUGUST 5, 4 p.m. LIVE talk and reception, Lowell Park, Cotuit, MA (Sign up by calling 508-428-0461).

AUGUST 6, 7:30 p.m. LIVE event, on the Kennedys and McCarthy, Cape Playhouse, 820 Main Street, Dennis, MA (

AUGUST 7, 10 a.m. Interview with “Wade’s World,” KABF New Orleans.

AUGUST 7, 3:30 p.m. Virtual talk, Orange County Jewish Community Center (

AUGUST 9, 6:15 p.m. “Open Book” podcast interview with Scott Simon.

AUGUST 10, 11 a.m. Virtual talk, Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, Boston.

AUGUST 10, 2:30 p.m. Interview with “Happenings Q&A,” WLIP, Kenosha, WI.

AUGUST 11, Noon. Virtual talk, “Lunch with Books,” Ohio County Public Library, Wheeling, W.Va. (

AUGUST 12, 1 p.m. Virtual talk, Jewish Museum, Milwaukee (

AUGUST 13, 6 p.m. Virtual talk, Cavalier House Books, Louisiana (

AUGUST 17, 3 p.m. Virtual talk, Milwaukee Public Library (

AUGUST 18, 4 p.m. Virtual talk, Temple Emanuel in Andover and Temple Emanu-El in Haverhill, MA (

AUGUST 19, 1 p.m. Virtual talk, Jacksonville (FL) Public Library (

AUGUST 19, 6:07 p.m. Interview with “Here and There with Dave Marash,” KSFR, Santa Fe.

AUGUST 20, 9 a.m. Interview with “IdeaStream with Dan Polletta,” WCPN, Cleveland. 

AUGUST 20, 2 p.m. Virtual talk, Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York (

AUGUST 25, 6:30 p.m. Virtual talk, Washington, DC Public Library (

AUGUST 26, 8:45 a.m. Interview with “Morning Joe,” MSNBC.

AUGUST 27, 1 p.m. Interview with “Colin McEnroe Show,” CT Public Radio.

SEPTEMBER 20, 6:30 p.m. Virtual talk at A Likely Story Bookstore, Sykesville, MD (

SEPTEMBER 22, 10:05 a.m. Interview with “Morning Magazine,” WFAW-AM, Fort Atkinson, WI.

SEPTEMBER 22, 6 p.m. Talk at Thurman Center, Boston University, Trustees Ballroom,  595 Commonwealth Avenue (

SEPTEMBER 24, 6 p.m. Virtual talk at JFK Library, Columbia Point, Boston.

OCTOBER 5, 4 p.m. Virtual talk at Boston Harbor Hotel, moderated by Bill Daley and hosted by Tommy O’Neill.

OCTOBER 6, 6 p.m. Virtual talk at Museums on the Green, Falmouth, MA (

OCTOBER 8, 7 p.m. Virtual talk, History Museum at the Castle, Appleton, WI (

OCTOBER 12, 6:30 p.m. Virtual talk, Park Avenue Synagogue, New York (

OCTOBER 15, 6 p.m. Virtual talk, Leon Levy Center for Biography, CUNY (

OCTOBER 16, 10:30 a.m. Virtual talk, Brandeis University Authors Series.

OCTOBER 18, 11 a.m. Virtual talk, Temple B0eth Israel, Skokie, IL  (

OCTOBER 19, 6 p.m. Virtual talk, Park Avenue Synagogue, NY (

OCTOBER 21, 1 p.m. Virtual talk, Temple Sukkat Shalom, Wilmette, IL (

OCTOBER 27, 4 p.m. Virtual talk, Hyannis Public Library and book groups.

NOVEMBER 1, 2 p.m. Virtual talk, Temple Isaiah, Lexington, MA.

NOVEMBER 2, 11 a.m. Interview with Maine Public Broadcasting.

DECEMBER 3, 9 a.m. Interview with Georgia Public Broadcasting.

DECEMBER 17, 6 p.m. Virtual talk, A Cappella Books, Atlanta, and Jimmy Carter Presidential Library (

Past Events (Bobby Kennedy), 2016 – 2018


MAY 13: Annual meeting of Association for the Centers of the Study of Congress, Ted Kennedy Institute for the Senate, 210 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston

JULY 5: Fresh Air interview with Dave Davies, time varies by station

JULY 6: The Jim Engster Show, 5:15 p.m. ET

JULY 7: Boston Public Radio interview with Jim Braude and Margery Eagen, 1:30 p.m. ET

JULY 7, 6:30 p.m.: Dinner talk at Fenway Park Writers Series, Wheels Up, Brookline Avenue next to Game On, Boston

JULY 10: WFAN / WXRK interview with Bob Salter, 8:10 a.m. ET

JULY 10Conversations LIVE interview with Cyrus Webb, 5 p.m. ET

JULY 10: KGO Radio 810 interview with Pat Thurston, 7 p.m. ET

JULY 11: Morning Show interview with Shelley Irwin, 8:40 a.m. ET

JULY 11: Northeast Public RadioThe Book Show interview with Joe Donahue, Tuesdays 3 p.m. ET and Thursdays 8:30 p.m. ET

JULY 11: KBAI 930 AM interview with Joe Teehan, 3 p.m. ET

JULY 11: Inside Charlotesville interview with Coy Barefoot, 4 p.m. ET

JULY 12: The Bill Newman Show, 9 a.m. ET

JULY 12: A Touch of Grey interview with Richard Neer and Carole Marks, 10 a.m. ET

JULY 12: Specific Gravity interview with Jeff Schechtman, 11:30 a.m. ET

JULY 12: The Take with Sue O’Connell, NECN, 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 

JULY 12, 7:30 p.m.: Talk at Congregation Kehillath Israel, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, MA

JULY 13: Townsquare Media Albany, times vary by affiliate 

JULY 13, 5:30: Massachusetts Historical Society reception and talk, 1154 Boylston Street, Boston. Register via the Historical Society’s calendar.

JULY 14: Keeping Democracy AliveWNTK, interview with Burt Cohen, noon ET

JULY 15: The Business of Wisdom interview with Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones, 9:30 a.m. ET

JULY 15: WGTD Morning Show interview with Greg Berg, 10 a.m. ET

JULY 15: Cincinnati Edition interview with Mike Heyne, 11 a.m. ET

JULY 15: On the Bookshelf interview with Dave (Doc) Kirby, 5 p.m. ET taping, broadcast times may vary

JULY 18: Viewpoints interview with Pat Reuter, 3 p.m. ET taping, broadcast times may vary 

JULY 18: Keep it Moving interview with Marsha Jews, 7 p.m. ET

JULY 19: The Public Eye interview with Al Vuona, airtime TBD

JULY 19: Maggie Linton Show, 10 a.m. ET, Sirius XM Urban View

JULY 20: The Attitude w/Arnie Arnesen, 12:30 p.m. ET

JULY 21: WDBO FM 96.5 interview with Pat Williams, 2:30 p.m

JULY 24: 94WIP Conversations with Peter Solomon, 7:30 a.m. ET

JULY 24: WDAS and WJJZ Philadelphia, 12:30 p.m. ET

JULY 25, noon: Public talk at Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street – contact to sign up

JULY 25, 6 p.m.: Private talk at Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street

JULY 26: WCPN Ideastream Cleveland, Part 1 of 2, 1:40 p.m. ET. Part 2 airs on July 27.

JULY 26, 8 p.m.: Talk at the Pen and Pencil Club, 1522 Latimer Street, Philadelphia

JULY 27: Radio Times, 11 a.m. ET

JULY 27, 5:30 p.m.: By invitation only at Philadelphia Bar Association Foundation, Drinker Biddle & Reath law firm, One Logan Square, Suite 2000, Philadelphia

JULY 27, 7:30 p.m.: Talk at the Parkway Central Library in Philadelphia, Room 108, 1901 Vine Street

JULY 27: WCPN Ideastream Cleveland, Part 2 of 2, 12:52 p.m. ET. Part 1 aired on July 26.

JULY 29: Morning Joe, 8:45 a.m. ET

JULY 29: Another View interview with Barbara Hamm Lee, noon ET

AUGUST 1: Up to Date interview with Steve Kraske, noon ET

AUGUST 2, 6 p.m.: Talk sponsored by O’Neill and Associates at the Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf. RSVP by July 29th to or 617-646-1060.

AUGUST 7, 9 a.m.: Private talk at Falmouth Jewish Congregation, 7 Hatchville Road, E. Falmouth, MA

AUGUST 8: A Rude Awakening interview with Sabrina Jacobs, 3:30 p.m. PT

AUGUST 9, 2 p.m.: Talk at the Dreamland Theater, 17 S. Water Street, Nantucket, MA

AUGUST 10, 10 a.m.: Talk at the Osterville Village Library, 43 Wianno Avenue, Osterville, MA

AUGUST 10, 5 p.m.: Reception at JFK Hyannis Museum, 397 Main Street, then 6:30 talk at Cape Codder Resort, 1225 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, MA

AUGUST 12, 12:15 p.m.: Talk at Sacramento Seminar, North Beach Restaurant, 1512 Stockton Street, San Francisco

AUGUST 12, 6 p.m.: Talk at California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco

AUGUST 17, 7 p.m.: Talk in Taper Auditorium, Central Library, 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles

AUGUST 18, 7 p.m.: Talk at Richard Nixon Library, 18001 Yorba Linda Boulevard, Yorba Linda, CA

AUGUST 25: Taping for The Kathleen Dunn Show, Wisconsin Public Radio, airtime TBD

AUGUST 27, 4 p.m.: Talk at Cotuit Library, 871 Main Street, Cotuit, MA

SEPTEMBER 12, noon: Talk at AFL-CIO headquarters, 815 16th Street NW, Washington, D.C. Register here.

SEPTEMBER 12, 6:30 p.m.: Talk at Human Rights Campaign, 1640 Rhode Island Avenue, Washington, DC. 

SEPTEMBER 13, noon: Talk at National Archives Museum, McGowan Theater, Constitution Avenue (bet. 7th and 9th), Washington, D.C. Register here.

SEPTEMBER 13, 7 p.m.: Talk at The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Road, Washington, D.C. See details and link to RSVP here.

SEPTEMBER 14: What’s at Stake, WPFW, 9 a.m. 

SEPTEMBER 14, noon: Private talk at Kelley Drye & Warren LLP, 3050 K Street NW, Washington, D.C.

SEPTEMBER 14, 5:15 p.m.: Talk at Capitol Hill Hotel, 200 C Street SE, Washington, D.C.

SEPTEMBER 14: TK with Thom Hartmann, Dish/direct-TV, 7:30 p.m.

SEPTEMBER 15: C-SPAN “Q&A” with Brian Lamb, 11 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 15, 12:30 p.m.: Private talk with RFK Senate staffers at Dubliner Restaurant, 4 F Street NW, Washington, D.C.

SEPTEMBER 15, 6:30 p.m.: Author Meet and Greet, Annapolis Bookstore, 53 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD

SEPTEMBER 18, 9:15 a.m.: Talk at Temple Isaiah, 55 Lincoln Street, Lexington, MA

SEPTEMBER 18: Radio with a View, WMBR, interview with Marc Stern, 10:30 a.m. ET

SEPTEMBER 18, 5:30 p.m.: Private talk at The Esplanade, 75 Cambridge Parkway, Cambridge, MA

SEPTEMBER 19, 6:30 p.m.: City Salon Series, Seasons 52, 220 Boylston Street, Chestnut Hill, MA

SEPTEMBER 26, 6 p.m.: Talk at Irish Fellowship Club, Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse, 1028 N. Rush Street, Chicago

SEPTEMBER 27: Taping of “Morning Shift,” WBEZ Radio, 10 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 27, noon.: Talk at DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, Chicago

SEPTEMBER 27, 6 p.m.: Talk at the Chicago Public Library, Cindy Pritzker Auditorium, Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State Street

SEPTEMBER 28: Interview on WLS Radio Chicago, 8:35 a.m.

SEPTEMBER 28, noon: Lunch-learn talk by Temples Solel and Sukkat Shalom, Standard Club, 320 Plymouth Court, Chicago. RSVP to or by phone to 847-251-2675.

SEPTEMBER 28, 7 p.m.: Talk at Old St. Patrick’s Church, 700 W. Adams Street, Chicago

SEPTEMBER 29, 11:30 a.m.: Talk to International Press Club, at Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Boulevard, Chicago

SEPTEMBER 29, 7 p.m.: Talk at Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Avenue, Chicago

SEPTEMBER 30, 12:15: Talk at University of Chicago Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn

OCTOBER 5, 6 p.m.: Talk at John F. Kennedy Library, Columbia Point, Boston. Register here.

OCTOBER 6, 6:30 p.m.: Talk at Framingham Public Library, 49 Lexington Street, Framingham, MA

OCTOBER 13, 6 p.m.: Talk at Boston University’s Gottlieb Center, Student Union Ballroom, 775 Commonwealth Ave.

OCTOBER 16, 9:30 a.m.: Talk at Temple Emanu-El, 514 Main Street, Haverhill, MA

OCTOBER 16, 2 p.m.: Private talk at Edgewood Retirement Community, 575 Osgood Street, North Andover, MA

OCTOBER 17, 6:30 p.m.: Private talk at the University Club, 1 W. 54th Street, New York

OCTOBER 18, 6:30 p.m.: Talk at Temple Israel, 112 E. 75th Street, New York

OCTOBER 19, noon: Talk at the New York Public Library, Community Room, 455 5th Avenue (at 40th Street), New York

OCTOBER 19, 6:30 p.m.: Evening reception/talk at the Vera Institute, 233 Broadway, 12th floor, New York. Register here.

OCTOBER 20, 6 p.m.: Evening talk at Columbia University Library, 535 W. 114th Street, New York in celebration of Larry’s donation of papers and interview tapes and transcripts. Register here.

OCTOBER 24: 7:30 p.m. Talk at Concord Book Festival, Newbury Court/Morrison Theater, 100 Newbury Court, Concord, MA

OCTOBER 25, 6 p.m.: Talk at Boston University’s Thurman Center, Trustees Ballroom, Questrom Business School, 595 Commonwealth Ave.

OCTOBER 28:  6 p.m. Talk at Sandwich Public Library, 142 Main Street, Sandwich, MA

NOVEMBER 2: 7 p.m.: Talk at Lasell College, 1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA

NOVEMBER 14, 11 a.m.: Talk at Belmont Public Library, 336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA

NOVEMBER 15, 6:30 p.m.: Talk at the Walpole Public Library, 143 School Street, Walpole, MA


FEBRUARY 9: 7:30 p.m. Talk at Temple Shalom, 4630 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, FL

FEBRUARY 20: 6:30 p.m. Talk at Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI

FEBRUARY 24: noon. Talk at Harvard Club of Cape Cod, Doubletree Inn, Route 132, Hyannis

MARCH 13: 6:30 p.m. Talk at Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

MARCH 14: 11:30. Talk at Stonehill College, 320 Washington Street, N. Easton, MA

MARCH 17: 8 p.m. Talk at Lexington Historical Society, Brookhaven, 1010 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA

MARCH 22: 7 p.m. Falmouth Historical Society talk at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, 81 Main Street, Falmouth MA

MARCH 29: 7:30 p.m. Talk at Savings Bank Theater, Wakefield (MA) High School, 60 Farm Street

MARCH 30: 11 a.m. Talk at UMass-Boston’s Osher Lifelong Learning Lunch, Quincy Neighborhood Club, 27 Glendale Road (for reservations, call 617-287-7312)

APRIL 2: 4 p.m. Talk at Irish Heritage Center, 3905 Eastern Avenue, Cincinnati, OH

APRIL 3: 7 p.m. Talk at Gallagher Student Center Theater, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

APRIL 4: 6 p.m. Talk at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH

APRIL 13: 4 p.m. The Clubhouse, Willowbend, Mashpee, MA

MAY 12: 11 a.m. Talk at Newton Library Book and Author Lunch, Newton Marriott, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue

MAY 20: 8:15 a.m. Talk at Biographers International Conference, Emerson College, Boston


MARCH 1: 6 p.m. Boston Public Library, Central Library, Copley Square, Rabb Hall. Screening of an episode of the CNN Original Series, American Dynasties: The Kennedys. Screening followed by panel discussion featuring Patrick J. Kennedy, former U.S. Representative (D-RI), Leah Wright Rigueur, professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Kennedy biographer Larry Tye, and moderator John King, CNN anchor and Chief National Correspondent.