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2013_DC_DCHist_P04_1311161340th Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies @ Carnegie Lib -- Panel 04: Washington Food Matters
Washington Food Matters
Moderator: Garrett Peck
* “Why Isn’t Washington a Culinary Capital? Inventing Food Traditions for D.C.”, Warren Belasco, Boston University
* “Historic Restaurants of Washington”, John deFerrari, Independent Historian
* “The First Beery Renaissance”, Michael V. M....
2014_DC_DCHist_P06_1411211941st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 06: Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
Early Washington, D.C.: War, Politics, and Brewing
* The 1814 Removal Debate. Kenneth Bowling
* The British are Coming! How the Declaration of Independence and Federal Constitution were saved by an Ox Cart. Peter Aschenbrenner
* The Washington Brewery at Navy Yard. Garrett Peck
2014_DC_DCHist_P08_1411215341st Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies -- Panel 08: D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
D.C. Murals: Spectacle and Story
The contemporary outdoor mural cycle came to Washington in the early 1970s when artists picked up on the vibrant energy that changed the urban landscape throughout the country and brought art out of the galleries and into the streets. From early depictions of ethnic...
2015_DC_CBMSO_Tour_1510319Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office -- Event: Group tour w/Garrett Peck
Garrett Peck was leading a group through.
2015_DC_SIPG_Tour4DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour: Garrett Peck
2018_DC_SIPG_Tour_18060911DC -- Donald W. Reynolds Center -- Tour: Garrett Peck
2013_MD_GBF_DCMoCo_13051820Gaithersburg Book Festival (2013) -- Panel -- DC & MoCo History w/Matt Dembicki and Garrett Peck
Join this great discussion of the history of our local area.
Matt Dembicki is the author and editor of the graphic anthology “District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington, DC.”
Garrett Peck is the author of “The Smithsonian Castle and the Seneca Quarry.”
2014_MD_GBF_Beer_14051711Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Food & Beer in Historic DC w/Garrett Peck and John DeFarrari
Garrett Peck is a literary journalist, local Washington-area historian and author of five books: "The Prohibition Hangover: Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet" (2009); "Prohibition in Washington, D.C.: How Dry We Weren’t" (2011); "The Potomac River: A History and Guide" (2012) and its...
2014_MD_GBF_Vogel_14051714Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Steve Vogel ("Through The Perilous Fight") w/Garrett Peck
Steve Vogel is the author of "Through The Perilous Fight" (Random House) and "The Pentagon." Steve has written extensively about military affairs and the treatment of veterans from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. His reporting about the war in Afghanistan was part of a package of Washington Post...
2015_MD_GBF_Peck_1505168Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Garrett Peck ("Walt Whitman in Washington, DC")
Garrett Peck: Walt Whitman in Washington, DC:
Garrett Peck is a Washington-area historian, tour guide and author of six books. His latest title is "Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.: The Civil War and America’s Great Poet." Garrett leads history-oriented tours in the D.C. area, including the Walt...
2019_MD_GBF_Reception_190517245Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Author Reception
Lots of folks here including: Jud Ashman, Fred Bowen, Dave Roman, Jonathan Roth, Russell Ginns, Randon Noble, Wade Hudson, Cheryl Hudson, Maya Motayne, Julie Langsdorf, Andrea Bartz, Jannifer Yacovissi, Garrett Peck, James Swanson, Minh Le, Alan Gratz, Jackie Craven, Randon Noble, Susan Tan, Ellen...
2019_MD_GBF_Peck_19051815Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Garrett Peck
Garrett Peck -- Garrett Peck's The Great War in America presents an opportunity to reexamine the country's role on the global stage and the tremendous political and social changes that overtook the nation because of the war.

Garrett Peck
Latest Title: The Great War in America: World War I and Its...
2014_DC_Literary_HillBF_140504104Literary Hill BookFest (2014) @ Eastern Market
Come to the Literary Hill BookFest on Sunday, May 4th from 11am-3pm at the North Hall, Eastern Market (225 7th Street, SE) for another great afternoon of discussions, readings, and signings with Capitol Hill's best writers of memoirs and fiction, politics and poetry, history and sports, food and...
2017_DC_Literary_HillBF_170507152Literary Hill BookFest (2017) @ Eastern Market
The Literary Hill BookFest is a celebration of Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, publishers, libraries, and other book-related groups held annually at Eastern Market.
Folks pictured here (more or less in sequence): Quintin Peterson, Frederick Reuss, Louise Farmer Smith, Christopher Datta, Nick Mann,...
2018_DC_Literary_HillBF_180506268Literary Hill BookFest (2018) @ Eastern Market
Literary Hill BookFest 2018
Celebrating Books & Authors on Capitol Hill
he Literary Hill BookFest is a celebration of Capitol Hill authors, booksellers, publishers, libraries, and other book-related groups held annually at Eastern Market.

This year's author list:
Brett Abrams, Richard Agemo, Nick...
2019_DC_Literary_HillBF_190505293Literary Hill BookFest (2019) @ Eastern Market
Come meet our friendly authors and partake in the vibrant literary culture of Capitol Hill. With all different genres and styles represented -- from children's books to poetry, from nonfiction to mystery and romance -- there's something for everyone....
Author folks here pretty much in sequence:...
2015_DC_Alcohol_Regs_15102280Natl Archives -- Panel -- History and Impact of Alcohol Regulation
The History and Impact of Alcohol Regulation:
Author and alcohol historian Garrett Peck (The Prohibition Hangover) moderates a discussion on the origins, effects, and current debate over the regulation of alcohol–exploring such topics as the three-tier system of alcohol distribution, recent industry...
2009_DC_NPC_Bookfair_091117156NPC -- 32nd Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2009)
Authors shown here: James Reston Jr., Anthony Pitch, Wayne Alan, Nancy Baggett, Stuart E. Weisberg, Max Cleland, Harlow Giles Unger, Harold Evans, Gil Klein, Vali Nasr, Richard Wolffe, Henry Waxman, Craig Crawford, Helen Thomas, Haynes Johnson, Dan Balz, Janet Langhart Cohen, Ann Coulter, Jack Williams,...
2014_DC_NPC_Bookfair_141118105NPC -- 37th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2014)
The 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair & Authors’ Night in partnership with P&P
Politics & Prose is proud to partner with the National Press Club for a night of pols, pundits and prose in the National Press Club Ballroom. Come meet authors Maureen Corrigan, Senator James Webb, Misty Copeland,...
2015_DC_NPC_Bookfair_151117121NPC -- 38th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2015)
Pictured here (in sequence): Stephen Hess, Garrett Peck, David Maraniss, Wil Haygood, Stephanie Steinberg, Eleanor Herman, Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Roland Mesnier, Paul Dickson, Jen Chaney, Garrett Peck (again), Evan Thomas, Marvin Kalb, Lisa Leff, David Maraniss (again), Eleanor Herman...
2019_DC_Peck_19010576Politics & Prose -- Garrett Peck ("The Great War in America")
Garrett Peck - The Great War in America: World War I and Its Aftermath
The First World War had been underway for two years before President Wilson committed U.S. troops to help make the globe “safe for democracy,” but the nation’s initial reluctance to take part in the conflict has colored our views of...
2016_DC_PresFD_Crafts_16021383Reynolds Center -- Family Day -- Presidential Family Fun Day (2016) -- Crafts
Presidential Family Fun Day
Visitors and their families can celebrate American commanders-in-chief over Presidents Day weekend at the Family Fun Day. From calligraphy workshops to scavenger hunts, games, music and hands-on activities, there will be something for everyone.
Performances covered:
2019_DC_UClub_Book_Fair_191204107University Club -- 30th Annual Meet the Author Night & Book Fair
The 30th Annual Meet the Author Night & Book Fair
Don't miss this opportunity to meet an eclectic group of bestselling authors and select gifts for book lovers of all ages. Come and get a jump on your holiday gift-giving and chat up the author as they sign a copy of their book just for you and...
2018_DC_Wilson_GreatWar_18110872Woodrow Wilson House -- Event: The Great War in America (w/Garrett Peck, Donald Shomette, and Edwin Fountain)
Join us for a special event at the President Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, D.C.!
This National Trust Historic Site is hosting a book launch, reception, and panel discussion on Thursday, November 8, at 6 p.m. for The Great War in America by Garrett Peck. This new book reexamines the American...

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2020_09_18H2_Ginsburg85DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Event: Crowd honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Friday) (Partially reviewed)
2020_08_28D2_Necks_MarchU42DC -- Protest: George Floyd -- Get Your Knee Off Our Necks march -- Labor contingent
March/Rally: Commitment: Get Your Knee Off Our Necks: Fri, August 28, 7:15am – 3:15pm  Labor contingent gathers at United Unions building, 1750 New York Avenue NW, WDC; march heads out at 8:45a. Hosted by National Action Network and NAACP. (Partially reviewed)
2020_08_09F1_Ike_Mem26DC -- Eisenhower National Memorial
2020_06_26F5_Lincoln_Protest193DC -- Capitol Hill -- Lincoln Park -- BLM Protest
This was an interesting example of two competing events in the same place. The event I came to attend was this one: Join the Rally and Teach-In for Lincoln Park In a demonstration of solidarity and recognition of the history of Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C. members of the local, regional and nat...
2020_09_20C1_Ginsburg355DC -- Supreme Court Building -- Event: Crowd honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Sunday) (Partially reviewed)
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