John has appeared in many television programs and videos over the years. He is often sought after because of his vast historical knowledge of World War II, the Cold War, the American Civil War and the American Civil Rights Movement.
The Emancipation Proclamation was not a humanitarian effort, it was a war measure. Find out what it really did!
When the Framers went to Philadelphia in 1787 to discuss amendments to the Articles of Confederation, they deferred a major issue to make a compromise resulting in the U.S. Constitution. That major issue wouldn't be discussed again until 75 years later... Listen to the story told by me!
Described by Martin Luther King, Jr. as "one of the most vicious and tragic crimes ever perpetrated against humanity," the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama left 22 injured and 4 little African American girls dead.
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place on August 28, 1963. It was the result of the Birmingham protests which took place earlier that spring. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was scheduled to speak earlier in the program, but because of the concern of a potential riot because of John Lewis’ speech, Dr. King spoke last. He delivered one of his more famous speeches.
John as Tuskegee Airman Gen. Benjamin O. Davis.This is an excerpt from the City of Hampton program "Round Robin."
John was instrumental in this 95 year-old veteran and Tuskegee Airmen member receiving a Congressional Gold Medal.
John getting the kids involved in his description of a World War II bomber. The students became the flight crew!
John on a television program discussing the contributions of the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II. He also peforms a historical reenactment as Gen. Benjamin O. Davis.
John on a Norfolk, Virginia radio station discussing African Americans' role in military history.