Don't Know Much

Articles By Kenneth C. Davis and Media Appearances

By Kenneth C. Davis

About Kenneth C. Davis

•ABC News Interview: 

•PBS Newshour Classroom: “Strongman Author Kenneth C. Davis on how democracies fall and teaching the Capitol Insurrection” (January 17, 2021)

•CBS This Morning (May 2014): “On the Origins of Memorial Day”

•Appearance on “Tony Guida’s New York” @cunytv to talk about Strongman

•Interview: “Book Q and As with Deborah Kalb”

•Interview with Karen Hunter about how a Strongman uses youth groups to grow a cult of personality.

•Vic Pasquantonio, QandA with author Kenneth C. Davis on slavery, “America’s great contradiction,” PBS Newshour Extra (July 30, 2020)

•Lisa Mullins, “Historian Draws Parallels Between the 1918 Spanish Flu and Today’s Coronavirus Pandemic,”  WBUR Boston Public Radio

•Vic Pasquantonio, “Have Americans forgotten the history of this deadly flu?” PBS Newshour (November 1, 62018)

•”Q&A with Kenneth C. Davis,” Sally Lodge, Publishers Weekly (May 15, 2018)

•”Don’t Know Much About the American Presidents: Kenneth C. Davis reveals strange facts about America’s leaders” Christian Science Monitor (October 24, 2012)

The Latest From My Blog

When Robin Hood Was Blacklisted

Banned Books Week begins on October 1. Book bans are rising sharply. In 1953, the American Library Association said, “The freedom to read is essential to our democracy. It is continuously under attack.” This post offers some historical context.

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GREAT SHORT BOOKS: A Year of Reading–Briefly

“An exciting guide to all that the world of fiction has to offer in 58 short novels…that, ‘like a first date,’ offer pleasure and excitement without commitment.” –The New York Times Book Review

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