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Bryan Mark Rigg's speaking tour

The following is a list of Bryan Mark Rigg's scheduled appearances. Events that are open to the public appear in bold and include full event time and contact information. Please contact Ranjit Arab ( with questions about any of these events.

Book cover imageAppearances in 2002

(Click here for appearances in 2003)

(Click here for appearances in 2004)

February 28: Fort Worth Christian Academy, Ft. Worth Texas

April 22: Whitney Center, Hamden, CT

April 23, 7:00pm:
Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale
80 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511

April 24, 1:00pm & 7:00pm:
Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525

April 24: Silliman College, Yale, New Haven, CT

April 26, 1:00pm:
Yale Bookstore
77 Broadway
New Haven, CT 06511

April 26: Chai Society, Yale, New Haven, CT

April 28-29: Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

April 30: Evergreen Woods Retirement Center, North Bradford, CT

May 4-5: Book Expo America, New York, NY

May 8, 7:30pm:
Leo Baeck Institute
15 West 16th Street
New York, NY 10011

May 12, 1:00pm:
New York Military Affairs Symposium
Walker Stage
56 Walker Street (between Broadway and Church)
New York, NY

May 14, 11:10am Eastern Time
Interview with Ted Heusel, on WAAM (AM1600, Ann Arbor).

May 15, 6:30pm:
Barnes & Noble, Citigroup Center
160 East 54th Street
New York, NY 10022

May 16, 7:00pm:
Barnes & Noble, Upper East Side
240 East 86th Street
New York, NY 10028

May 17: Elim Park Place Retirement Center, Cheshire, CT

May 20: Ashlar Village Retirement Center, Wallingford, CT

May 21: Essex Meadows, CT

May 22: Yale Club, New York, NY

May 30: Private reading group appearance, New York, NY

June 3, 9:30-10pm Pacific Time
Interview on "The Agenda" with Jon McComb, on CKNW (AM980, Toronto).

June 9, 7pm Eastern Time
Feature on Dateline, on NBC TV.

June 18, 12:00 Noon:
Hudson Institute
1015 18th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

June 20, 7:00pm:
National Archives

7th and Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20408

June 24, 12:00-12:40pm Eastern Time:
Interview on "The Leonard Lopate Show," on WNYC (AM820 and 93.9FM, New

July 7, 10-11pm Eastern Time:
Interview on "Foxwire with Rita Cosby," on Fox News.

July 30, 2pm Central Time:
Interview with Mike Richards, on KSEV (AM700, Houston).

August 2, 3pm Eastern Time:
Interview on "The John Oakley Show," on CFRB (AM1010, Toronto).

September 4, 9-11pm Central Time:
Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg, on WGN (AM720, Chicago).

September 17-19:
Marine Expo (U.S. Marines Corps event)

September 23, 11am:
Saint Peter's College, Jersey City Campus

Roy Irving Theatre
Contact: David Siroty, 201-915-4950

September 24, 12:30pm:
East Meadow Public Library
1886 Front Street
East Meadow, NY 11554
516-794-2570, ext. 218

September 27, 7:00pm:
New York Military Affairs Symposium Lecture

City University of New York Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue (between 34th and 35th Streets)
Room 6-495 (confirmation of the room number should be obtained from
the guard at the street-level entrance)

October 1:
United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD

October 6:
Fort Worth Library Fest
Fort Worth, TX

November 11:
Ann Katz Festival of Books/Jewish Book Fair
Indianapolis, IN

November 13: Soille San Diego Hebrew Day School, San Diego, CA

November 13:
Jewish Book Festival
San Diego, CA

November 17:
Jewish Book Festival
Detroit, MI

November 18:
Jewish Book Festival
Ann Arbor, MI

November 19:
Jewish Book Festival
Denver, CO

November 21: Boston University Hillel House, Boston, MA

November 21, 7:00 pm:
Boston University,
Boston, MA

November 22: Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

December 1: Congregation Har Shalom, Potomac, MD

December 6, Noon:
Yale Club of Dallas Luncheon
1717 Restaurant in the DMA
(restaurant is located upstairs, near south entrance on Ross Avenue)
1717 N. Harwood Dallas, TX
Please RSVP by December 5 to LaRee Bryant, 972-255-0316 or

December 17: Hillel International Conference, Princeton, NJ

December 22, 2:00 pm Eastern Time:
Interview on "The Leon Charney Report," on WJTN-TV (Channel 51, NY)

December 29, 4:00 pm Eastern Time:
Interview on "The Leon Charney Report," on WNYE-TV (Channel 25, NY)

December 29, 5:00 pm Eastern Time:
Interview on "The Leon Charney Report," on WMBC-TV (Channel 63, NJ)

Appearances in 2003

January 5, 10:30am:
Bagel Breakfast and Lecture ($5 admission)
Congregation Beth Elohim
Garfield Place and Eighth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
718-768-3814, Ext. 0

January 5, 3:00pm:
Jericho Public Library

One Merry Lane
Jericho, NY 11753

January 6, 3:00 pm:
Port Washington Public Library
One Library Drive

Port Washington, NY 11050

January 7:
Ivan M. Stettenheim Library at Congregation Emanu-El
New York, NY

January 8, 2:00 pm:
Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library
1125 Broadway
Hewlett, New York 11557
516 374-1967 x37

January 9, 2:30 pm:
Plainview-Old Bethpage Library
999 Old Country Rd.
Plainview, NY 11803

January 29, 8:45am Eastern Time:
“Wake Up Vermont”with Eric Michaels, on WDEV and WKER
(550 AM and 96.1FM, Waterbury, VT)

February 4, 7:40am and 8:40am Central Time:
Interview with John Erling, on KRMG (740 AM, Tulsa, Oklahoma)

February 9, 6:20am Central Time:
ABC 7 News Sunday Morning, on WLS-TV (Chicago, IL)

February 11: Union League Club, Chicago, IL

February 11, 9-11pm Central Time:
Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg, on WGN (AM720, Chicago)

February 18: Beth-El Congregation, Fort Worth, TX

February 20: Vanderbilt Hillel, Nashville, TN

March 4: Fort Worth Library, Fort Worth, TX

April 9-11: 8th Annual William E. Colby Military Writers‚
Symposium at Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont
(Rigg will receive the 2003 Colby Award for a first work of fiction or non-fiction that has made a significant contribution to the public’s understanding of intelligence operations, military history or international affairs.)

April 9, 5:00pm Eastern Time:
Interview on WCAX TV (Vermont)

April 10
“Wake Up Vermont” with Eric Michaels, on WDEV and WKER
(550 AM and 96.1FM, Waterbury)

April 13: College of William and Mary Hillel, Williamsburg, VA

April 26, 1:00pm:
Barnes & Noble

North Haven, CT

April 27, 2:30pm:
Peninsula Public Library

280 Central Avenue, Lawrence, NY 11559

April 28: Hillel at University of Delaware

April 28: Albert Einstein Hebrew School, Wilmington, DE 

April 28: JCC Senior Center, Wilmington, DE

April 29, 8:00 pm:
Makor / 92nd Street Y's Young Scholars' Symposium
Michael Berenbaum, Moderator

35 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
For tickets, call their box office: 212-601-1000

April 30: Congregation Adas Emuno, Leonia, NJ

April 30: Brooklyn College of CUNY Hillel

May 1: Brooklyn College, NY-Kingsborough Community College

May 1, 2:00pm:
Great Neck Library

159 Bayview Ave
Great Neck NY 11023

May 15, 6:00pm:
Santa Clara University
Benson Center (downstairs, adjacent to Student Market)
Santa Clara, CA
Sponsored by JCSC Hillel of Silicon Valley

May 18: Jewish War Veterans of Dallas, Jewish Community Center, Dallas, TX

May 19, 5:30-6:00am Central Time:
KTVT Dallas/Fort Worth, Channel 11

May 30:
Fort Worth Public Library

June 5: Chabad of the Upper East Side, New York, NY

June 6, 10:00am:
National Council of Jewish Women, Senior Citizen Group
"Highlights of Our Time"
1001 Quentin Rd.
Brooklyn, NY

July 21: International Conference on Jewish Genealogy, Washington, DC

July 21, 12:00-1:15pm:
International Conference on Jewish Genealogy
Washington, DC
For more information, visit

July 21: German Special Interest Group, Washington, DC

July 22, 7:00pm:
National Archives
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408
For reservations, call 202-208-7345

July 24: The Exchange Club of Capitol Hill, Washington, DC

August 8 & 9:
C-SPAN broadcast of National Archives lecture

August 16: Private Book Club
Long Island, New York

August 16: Orthodox Synagogue
Long Island, New York

August 24:
C-SPAN broadcast of National Archives lecture

August 30:
C-SPAN broadcast of National Archives lecture

September 4: Friends of Yad Vashem, New York City

September 10: Kiwanis Club of North Dallas

September 28:
C-SPAN broadcast of National Archives lecture

September 28, 10:00 am
First Methodist Church of Sherman TX

September 28, 10:45 pm
Kulturweltspiegel broadcast

October 10: Kiwanis Club of Dallas

October 10, 8:00 am
Metroplex Breakfast Dialogues, Dallas TX

October 27-31, 2003: German Lecture Tour

October 27, 5:00 pm
WDR TV interview for German television

October 27, 8:00 pm
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität - Campus Westend, Grüneburgplatz 1, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, IG Farben-Haus, EG, Raum 411

October 28: Interview with the Deutsche Welle Radio.
October 28, 6:00 pm
Bibliothek für Zeitgeschichte at the University of Stuttgart, Konrad-Adenauer-Straße 8

October 29: Interview with the Bayerische Rundfunk (Radio).

October 29, 7:30 pm
Volkshochschule in der Münzstraße 1 in Wuerzburg

October 30: Interview with Reuter’s International.

October 30, 7:00 pm
Deutscher Widerstand sein (Stauffenbergstraße 13-14, Berlin-Mitte)

October 31, 1:30 pm
Bundeswehr-Universität (Hamburg, Holstenhofweg 85)

November 3, 6:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of Houston, TX

November 4, 7:30 pm
Jewish Community Center of San Antonio, TX

November 5
Holocaust Impact Theatre, Cleveland Ohio

November 6
Laurel Private High School, Cleveland Ohio

November 6
WERE, 1300am Radio Show, Cleveland Ohio

November 6, 2003
Jewish Community Center of Cleveland, OH

Mandel Building
7:30 pm
$5.00- JCC Member
$10.00- General Community

November 7: Temple Beth-El, Swampscott MA

November 8: Private Party, Marblehead, MA

November 9
Jewish Community Center of Reading, PA

November 10
Jewish Community Center of Memphis, TN

November 16
Leo Yassenoff Jewish Community Center of Columbus, OH
Annual Bookfair

1125 College Avenue
Columbus, OH 43209
7:00 pm
Tickets: $6.00

November 17
Fretz Park Library, Dallas
7:00-8:30 pm

November 18
University of Georgia Hillel
Campus Center for Jewish Life

December 2: JCC of Greater Monmouth County in Deal, New Jersey

December 4
Aish Hatorah International, NY branch
7:30 pm

December 7, 9:30 am
Guest speaker at Beth Torah Men's Club

December 8
Jewish Community Center of Norfolk, VA

December 9
Jewish Community Center of Monmouth, NJ

December 19, 1:00-5:00 am
Interview on "The Joey Reynolds Show," on WOR (AM710, New York)

Appearances in 2004

January 8, 2004
Jewish Federation of Fort Meyers, FL

January 8-11, 2004:
American Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
Panel on the topic of the Mischlinge

January 13, 2004:
UJA Federation of Bergen County and North Hudson New Jersey

January 14, 2004, 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Ben Gurion Society, Richmond, VA

January 21, 2004, 7:00pm
Preston Royal Library, Dallas, TX

February 4, 2004
JCC Adult Lecture Series
Dallas, TX

February 5-8, 2004:
First annual conference at Claremont McKenna College's newly established Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights.
Presented in cooperation with Lessons and Legacies and the Holocaust Education Foundation, and inspired by Primo Levi, the conference theme is "Gray Zones: Ambiguity and Compromise in the Holocaust and Its Aftermath."
Information: Professor Roth, 909-607-2891.

February 26, 2004:
Joey Reynolds Show

March 1, 2004
Palm Beach Jewish Federation
Palm Beach, Florida

March 24, 2004:
Phoenix Public Library, Phoenix AZ

April 1, 2004
Salisbury College, Salisbury, Maryland

April 4-10, 2004:
Goodwill Trip to Israel
Representative of the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.

April 22, 2004, 12:30-1:30 pm
Fordham University
Lecture cosponsored by Jewish Law Students Association and Yad Vashem

April 22, 2004, evening
Friends of Yad Vashem, New York, NY

April 25, 2004
Beth Shalom Temple, Hamden CT
April 27, 2004
T'feret Israel Synagogue, Dallas TX

April 29, 2004
Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne, IN

May 10, 2004, 8:40-8:50 am
Radio interview, WOWO 1190AM, Ft. Wayne, IN

May 16, 2004
Holocaust Resource Center & Archives
Queensborough Community College

222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, NY 11364

June 26, 2004
Annual Jewish War Veterans Meeting for TX, OK, AR, and LA, Austin, TX

June 27, 2004
B’Nai B’rith “Jewish Person of the Year” Program, Ft. Worth TX
Keynote speaker

September 4, 2004
Renaissance Retirement Center, Sherman, TX

September 7, 2004
Signature Pointe Retirement Community, Dallas, TX

September 18, 2004
Zev Brenner Show, New York, NY

October 2, 2004: North Texas Association of Phi Beta Kappa

November 17, 2004, 7:30 pm
Jewish Community Alliance's Jewish Book Festival, Jacksonville, FL
Contact Thelma Nied at 904-730-2100

November 23, 2004
Edgemere Retirement Center, Dallas TX

November 30, 2004
Forum Park at Park Lane, Dallas, TX

December 4, 2004
Borders Book Store, Richardson, TX

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