Deb Goodrich

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Occupation speaker, historian, TV host
Location Topeka, Kansas
Introduction A native Virginian, Deb has adopted Kansas. She co-hosts the weekly TV show, Around Kansas. She is writing a biography of VP Charles Curtis.Her third book with the History Press is Kansas Music: Stories of a Rich Tradition, released November, 2014, with a foreword by Allen Blasco, KMHOF President. The Civil War in Kansas was released in April, 2012, Foreword by Gen. Richard B. Myers, 15th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. Her book, Kansas Forts and Bases: Sentinels on the Prairie, with co-author Michelle Martin, was released in February, 2013. She has appeared in more than a dozen documentaries, most recently Gunslingers and The Road to Valhalla. She has appeared on American Experience, History Channel, Discovery Channel, PBS, and was a featured speaker on C-SPAN. Deb has been the guest on dozens of talk radio shows around the country.
Interests Travel--around the block or around the world, history, nature, antiquing, decorating, reading old newspapers and magazines.
Favorite Movies Tombstone, A Place in the Sun, Lonesome Dove, Fort Apache, GWTW, Pharaoh's Army, Smoke Signals
Favorite Music Bluegrass, Classical, Classic Country, Rockabilly, Blues
Favorite Books My Antonia, A Road We Do Not Know, Moon of Bitter Cold, Poetry, , The Glass Castle, Whatever I'm reading especially Sherman Alexie