Don & Carol Law’s Home, Author Appearance and Booksigning, Oct 19
Navy Undersea Museum, Topic: Japanese Subs, Oct 23, 2010
Fireside Bookstore, Book Signing, Oct 30, 2010
USS Arizona Memorial: “From the Great White Fleet to Battleship Row, Battleships under Two Roosevelts,” April 2010. (Picture)
USS Bowfin Museum for the Hawaii Civil War Roundtable: “The CSS Shenandoah,” April 2010., Sixty-fifth Commissioning Anniversary, USS Bowfin, “The First Submarine Service and the Defense of Charleston,” 2008.
Wai’anae Branch, Hawaii State Library, “Hawaiian Naval Encounters of the Kamehameha Dynasty,” May 2010.
Main Branch, Hawaii State Library, “The Battle of Leyte Gulf,” for Memorial Day 2010, “Black Jacks, African-American Sailors in Mr. Lincoln’s Navy,” March 29, 2009, as part of the Abraham Lincoln Exhibition, Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Other notable appearances:
African-American Civil War Museum, Washington, D.C., 2007
Mariner’s Museum, Newport News, VA, 2007
Navy Undersea Museum, Keyport, WA, 2008
Bicentennial of the US Coast Survey, 2007, Washington State Capital Museum and the Timberland Library and Sequim, WA Museum.
Recent Cruise Lectures:
Dawn Princess, 2009, Sydney to Hawaii (picture – Les as cruise lecturer). Topics: “Australia’s Magnificent Voyagers,” “Faster then a Frigate! Polynesian and Micronesian voyaging canoes,” “The Gentleman German Raiders of WW I,” “The Maori Wars, “The Royal Australian Navy,” “Japan’s Reluctant Admirals, “Drake and the Galleons of Spain.”
Splendour of the Seas, 2009, Eastern Mediterranean. Topics: “Venice’s Marriage to the Adriatic,” “Navarino and the Celebrities’ Revolution for Greek Independence,” “The Great White Fleet.”
Grand Princess, 2009, Eastern Mediterranean. Topics: “Nelson’s Italian Mistresses,” How Napoleon Sank at the Nile,” “Ironclads and Dreadnoughts in Turkish Waters.”