March 12-13 2022, 9:30-5:30, on the beautiful University of Arizona campus!

Robert P. Watson Ph.D.


Robert P. Watson is a distinguished professor of American history at Lynn University and the author or editor of more than 40 books, including "The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution," "The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II," and "America's First Crisis: The War of 1812." He is a frequent media commentator and activist who has founded three nonprofit think tanks dedicated to civic education, political reform, and fact-checking political campaigns.

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Books:
George Washington's Final Battle
The Epic Struggle to Build a Capital City and a Nation
History / Biography
Georgetown University Press
February 2021
ISBN 9781626167841
400 pages

Escape!
The Story of the Confederacy's Infamous Libby Prison and the Civil War's Largest Jail Break
History / Biography
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Incorporated
January 2021
ISBN 9781538138229
Hardcover, 336 pages

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