Michael Wallis
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Michael Wallis

Michael Wallis is an American voice actor, journalist and popular historian of the Western United States. He has written seventeen books, including 'Route 66: The Mother Road', about the historic highway U.S. Route 66. His work has also been published extensively in magazines and newspapers, including 'Time', 'Life', 'People', 'Smithsonian', 'The New Yorker', and 'The New York Times'. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Michael Wallis has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2007 Interview. The year with the most videos was 2013 with two videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,637 views per program. Most appearances with Paul Andrew Hutton (2), Stephen Harrigan (2), James Donovan (2). Most common tag: U.S. History.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Best Land Under Heaven</em>

    The Best Land Under Heaven

    Michael Wallis talked about his book, The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny, his history of…

  • Cyrus Avery and the History of Route 66

    Cyrus Avery and the History of Route 66

    Michael Wallis, author of Route 66: The Mother Road, talked about Tulsa, Oklahoma, native Cyrus Avery and his vision for Route 66.…

  • <em>Oil Man</em>

    Oil Man

    Michael Wallis talked about his book, Oil Man: The Story of Frank Phillips and the Birth of Phillips Petroleum, about the life and career of…

  • Panel Discussion on The Alamo

    Panel Discussion on The Alamo

    Authors James Donovan, The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo - and the Sacrifice that Forged a Nation,…

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