Rosevelt Reading Festival

By Phil Padgett | June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Great fun at the “Roosevelt Reading Festival” at the FDR Library and Museum on June 16! I was one of 14 authors giving book talks.  In my talk on Advocating Overlord, I focused on the period of July-August 1943 and highlighted events and discussions between Roosevelt and Churchill that took place then at the Roosevelt…

Interview available at Warscholar Blog

By Phil Padgett | June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

An audio interview about Advocating Overlord and my experience in researching and writing the book is available now on the internet.  You can listen to our conversation by going to:  The interview was conducted by Cris Alvarez on May 29, 2018.

Happy D-Day!

By Phil Padgett | June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gentle People, On June 6, D-Day, 74 years ago, heavy fire poured down from the distant escarpment, where the American military cemetery one day would be established.  U.S. Coast Guard Chief Photographers Mate Robert E. Sargent stood up on a pitching LCVP to make this iconic photograph of Army infantry wading toward Omaha Beach and…

Rosemary on the Road with Advocating Overlord

By Phil Padgett | May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Something a writer learns early is that it takes a whole lot of hard working, indispensable people to make a book and then make it a success.  Rosemary Sekora is my intrepid Potomac Books publicist.  Here she is with a copy of Advocating Overlord at Book Expo 2018, a huge event that fills the Javits…

First Radio Interview

By Phil Padgett | April 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, I had the pleasure of being interviewed about Advocating Overlord by Pat Williams for his program, “The Pat Williams Show.”  We had a good time talking about the personalities in the book and how they interacted with each other.  The interview will air on News 96.5 Orlando on May 26 at 5:00 a.m.…

Advocating Overlord In Stores Now

By Phil Padgett | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gentle People, Copies of Advocating Overlord started appearing on bookstore shelves this week and an e-book is available at Amazon,  This is early, which is fine.  Signed a couple copies at Politics & Prose today.  Felt great! Phil

Book Progress

By Phil Padgett | April 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

At last, the smell of new books! Advocating Overlord has been printed and is in distribution for release in bookstores May 1st.