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…

Ferdinand Magellan Book Talk

By Phil Padgett | February 28, 2019 |

Feb. 18, 2019, Presidents’ Day, Miami, FL:  I asked the Gold Coast Railroad Museum for a little podium for the book talk.  Response? “Well, talk from up there.”  So, I…

FDR, the Ferdinand Magellan, and D-Day – a Miami Book Talk, Feb. 18

By Phil Padgett | January 18, 2019 |

The 75th anniversary of the 1944 Normandy Invasion, D-Day, will be commemorated in 2019. Few people know that, ten months earlier on a remote siding in Canada,  aboard his private…

New Review in the December USNI Proceedings

By Phil Padgett | December 3, 2018 |

A very insightful review of Advocating Overlord appears in the December 2018 issue of the U.S. Naval Institute’s Proceedings.  The book is reviewed by Lt. Col. Bradley Fultz, USMC, the…

University Club of Washington Meet the Author Night & Book Fair, Nov. 28

By Phil Padgett | November 5, 2018 |

Advocating Overlord will be among the works of 70-plus authors available for purchase and signing at the University Club of Washington’s 29th Annual Meet the Author Night & Book Fair,…

Great Scale Model Train Show (You read that right)

By Phil Padgett | October 22, 2018 |

Saturday and Sunday, October 27-28, 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,…

Thank you Doris!

By Phil Padgett | October 19, 2018 |

Ten years ago, as she prepared to speak to the National Emergency Management Association, I approached Doris Kearns-Goodwin with my Post-it-bearded copy of her book, No Ordinary Time. earning an…

On-Line Interview – Book Q&A with Deborah Kalb

By Phil Padgett | October 18, 2018 |

Deborah Kalb has posted a brief on-line interview about Advocating Overlord on her Book Q&A site. To read the interview, click on this link: