Remembering D-Day In a Time of National Crisis

By Phil Padgett | June 6, 2020 |

Today, June 6, 2020, as thousands gather in Washington to exercise their Constitutional right to assemble peaceably to petition their government for redress of grievance – terrible, deeply justified grievance…

CANCELED – Kensington Day of the Book

By Phil Padgett | March 21, 2020 |

Gentle People, With much regret, the April 26 Kensington Day of the Book festival had to be canceled  to conform with the public health response to the COVID 19 pandemic. …

Advocating Overlord Paperback Edition Coming May 1

By Phil Padgett | January 22, 2020 |

May 1, 2020, the paperback edition of Advocating Overlord will be released by University of Nebraska Press in the United States and Canada. Publisher’s recommended price will be $26.95 US…

Book Talk Now Viewable on the Website

By Phil Padgett | December 16, 2019 |

The book talk on Advocating Overlord now is available for viewing on the website ( https://philpadgett.com.advocating-overlord/ ). Go to the “Watch the Book Talk” button on either the “Home” page or…

Book Talk – Kensington Historical Society, Nov. 12

By Phil Padgett | November 9, 2019 |

On Tuesday, November 12, I’ll give an illustrated talk on Advocating Overlord to the Kensington Historical Society in the Town Hall, lower level, 3710 Mitchell St., Kensington, MD 20895.  Doors…

Great Scale Model Trrain Show – Oct. 26-27

By Phil Padgett | October 24, 2019 |

Saturday and Sunday, October 26-27, I’ll be selling copies of Advocating Overlord at the Great Scale Model Train Show in “the Cow Palace” at the Maryland State Fairground in Timonium,…

World War II Round Table

By Phil Padgett | October 20, 2019 |

Autumn continues to be especially busy. A highlight was traveling to Minneapolis-Saint Paul for a book talk to the Harold C. Deutsch World War II Round Table. The talk, drawing…

Illustrated Book Talk – Washington Metro OASIS September 17

By Phil Padgett | August 18, 2019 |

Tuesday morning, September 17, at 10;30 a.m., I will give an illustrated talk on Advocating Overlord at the Washington Metropolitan OASIS, which is in the back of the Macy’s Home…

D-Day’s 75th Anniversary at Hyde Park

By Phil Padgett | June 3, 2019 |

On June 6, the FDR Library & Museum will commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day with a wonderful program and fascinating special exhibit. I am honored to be invited back…

Kensington Day of the Book – April 28

By Phil Padgett | April 13, 2019 |

Kensington, Maryland’s Day of the Book takes over the heart of our town on Sunday, April 28, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Rain or shine, there’s always a great…