New Book: “Symbols of Patriotism: First Ladies and Daughters of the American Revolution”

I’m excited to announce the upcoming release of my new book, “Symbols of Patriotism: First Ladies and Daughters of the American Revolution”, due out early this fall from Vandamere Press. My book highlights the lives of 12 exceptional First Ladies and shares their connections to the DAR including their patriot lineage. A first of its kind, this is a must-read for those who love First Lady history, Presidential history, and the Daughters of the American Revolution! Pre-order your copy today!


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Feb. 17 // Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

On February 17, 2020 the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site is pleased to host Presidential Historian Dr. Laurence L. Cook.

Dr. Cook will do a lecture entitled “All in the Presidential Family”. This lecture will be held at 11:00 am in the auditorium of Plains High School Museum and Visitor Center. After the lecture Dr. Cook will answer questions as well as autograph his book “Presidential Coincidences, Amazing Facts and Collectibles,” which will be available for purchase.

Dr. Laurence Cook is a nationally-recognized presidential historian, specializing in the personal side of the presidency. He is a lifelong collector of presidential memorabilia and has a museum-quality collection which exceeds 8,000 pieces. He is the author of “Presidential Coincidences, Amazing Facts, and Collectibles.”

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