Presented by Jay Wertz


Jubal Early

Meet Our Speaker:

Jay Wertz is a prolific author, having written three award-winning volumes on World War II, and one on the Native American experience. He is the author of, “The Civil War Experience 1861-1865,” and he is the co-author of the Smithsonian’s, “Great Battles and Battlefields of the Civil War.” He recently completed four graphic histories about World War II, and is currently writing volume five in his series of books on World War II. He has also been a columnist for Civil War Times Illustrated, America’s Civil War, and Historynet.com, as well as a feature writer, and contributing editor, for various publications about World War II. He is the producer-director-writer of the award-winning, 13-part documentary series, “Smithsonian’s Great Battles of the Civil War,” for The Learning Channel and Time-Life Video. Jay has worked on hundreds of motion pictures, TV shows, commercials, and documentaries, in his 43-year film and TV career in Hollywood. In his limited spare time, he enjoys musical performance, sailing, and volunteering. Jay lives in Phillips Ranch, California.