Edward Steers Jr. is widely recognized as the leading authority on the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the trial of the eight conspirators accused of his murder. He has published eight books dealing with Lincoln's assassination including the highly acclaimed, Blood on the Moon. In addition, he has written a memoir of life on the home front during World War II, and a novel based on the rescue of a downed B-17 pilot by the French resistance during the war. Ed has appeared as an expert commentator on Public Television's award winning series, The American Experience, C-SPAN's "Book Notes" with Brian Lamb, the A & E Network, and the History Channel in "Hard Cover History. He received the Lincoln Group of D.C.'s Scholar of the Year award, and was awarded the Lifetime Award of Achievement for Scholarly Research from the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum.