Robert Watson

Lecturer

Robert Watson giving commencement speech

Dr. Watson has delivered roughly 2,000 lectures and keynote addresses for community groups, civic clubs, universities, libraries, corporate retreats, cruise ships, educational tours, and historic sites. 

Topics

Robert Watson on NBC

(Partial list)

  • American history
  • American politics
  • Civil and human rights
  • Current issues
  • Campaigns and elections
  • Environmental politics and ethics
  • First ladies
  • Hidden history
  • Military history
  • Political scandal
  • Presidency
  • Terrorism and national security

Clients

Robert Watson book signing

(Partial list)

  • AMA Waterways Riverboats
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • American College of Trial Lawyers
  • American Friends of Magan David Adom
  • Boca Raton Museum of Art
  • Brandeis University clubs
  • Case Western Reserve
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Crystal Cruise Lines
  • Detroit Jewish Community Center
  • Florida ACLU
  • Florida Democratic Party 
  • Ford Presidential Museum
  • Hadassah
  • Harry S Truman Little White House
  • Illinois Holocaust Museum
  • International Bakers Association
  • International Jewish Genealogical Association
  • James Madison University
  • League of Women Voters
  • Mount Rushmore National Monument
  • Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association
  • New York Yacht Club
  • Norton Museum
  • Oceania Cruise Lines
  • One Day University
  • Palm Beach County Libraries
  • Palm Beach International Film Festival
  • Summit Brokerage
  • Toronto Jewish Community Center
  • Toronto Public Library
  • Truman Presidential Library
  • US Military Academy at West Point
  • World Presidents Organization

Videos

Appearance on Washington Journal discussing the role of the first lady
https://www.c-span.org/video/?317751-4/role-first-lady

Appearance on C-SPAN's Book TV program discussing America's First Crisis
https://www.c-span.org/video/?317444-1/americas-first-crisis

Appearance on C-SPAN's Book TV program discussing Affairs of State
https://www.c-span.org/video/?309979-1/affairs-state

Answering questions on the presidential debates
https://www.c-span.org/video/?308701-1/vice-presidential-debating-styles

In conversation with David McClullough, Pulitzer Prize winning author
https://www.c-span.org/video/?424777-5/conversation-david-mccullough

In conversation with Prof. Gordon Wood, Pulitzer Prize winning author and noted scholar
https://www.c-span.org/video/?421031-3/conversation-gordon-wood

Appearance on C-SPAN to answer questions on the vice presidential debate
https://www.c-span.org/video/?308541-1/vice-presidential-debate-viewers-reaction-part-1

At the Truman home interviewing the last living aide to President Truman for American History TV
https://www.c-span.org/video/?293524-1/president-truman-general-macarthur

Panel of historians at the Ford Presidential Museum
https://www.c-span.org/video/?311916-2/first-ladies-influence-makers