Thomas Fleming spoke at the Princeton Public Library in Princeton, NJ on September 26, 2014. Tom Fleming first spoke for 32 minutes in a prepared lecture: “The Quest for Justice in the American Revolution”. That was followed by very specific questions regarding aspects of the American Revolution during a 19 minute question and answer period from those who attended the event. This lecture is a part of the Princeton-Area Historic Sites’ NJ 350th Celebration that runs through September 26 – 28, 2014
Tom Fleming is one of the foremost historians of the American Revolution writing today. He has a genius for recreating the perilous tensions of the times. In 2010 the American History Press published a 50th anniversary edition of his first book, Now We are Enemies, the Story of Bunker Hill. This book vaulted Mr. Fleming into the top echelon of American historians. Mr. Fleming has won many awards and is a frequent guest on C-Span, the History Channel and PBS. He contributes regularly to American Heritage, Military History and Journal of Military History. He has been a consultant for many award-winning television series, such as “Liberty! The American Revolution and he has also served as a senior scholar of threat the American Revolution Center. The lecture was co-sponsored by the Princeton Public Library and the Princeton-Area Historic Sites and was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations in this program do not necessarily represent
those of the National Endowment for the Humanties or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.