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May 2018

Radio Interview with Pat Williams

May 26 @ 5:00 am - 5:30 am
The Pat Williams Show Orlando, FL United States + Google Map
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News 96.5 Orlando (WDBO) will broadcast an interview of Phil by Pat Williams about Advocating Overlord  on "The Pat Williams Show," on May 26. Pat is the Senior Vice President of the NBA Orlando Magic, a team that he co-founded, and an accomplished motivational speaker.

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June 2018

Book Signing at Gaithersburg Barnes & Noble

June 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Barnes & Noble/Gaitnersburg, 21 Grand Corner Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 United States
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I'll be signing copies of Advocating Overlord at the Barnes & Noble Gaithersburg store on Saturday, June 9 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.  If you will be in the neighborhood, stop by and chat.

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Roosevelt Reading Festival

June 16
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library and Museum, 4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538 United States
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Recently published books about the lives and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt will be featured in talks by fifteen authors at the 15th annual, day-long Roosevelt Reading Festival.  I'm honored to be invited to give a talk on Advocating Overlord.  I'm scheduled to speak at 3:00 p.m., but I will be around most of the day to chat and sign books.  Fourteen authors in all will be presenting during this very interesting program.  The FDR Library and Museum is…

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July 2018

Advocating Overlord Talk To be Broadcasted July 7 and July 8

July 7 @ 4:55 pm - 5:40 pm
C-SPAN2 United States + Google Map
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Saturday, July 7 at 4:55 PM EDT, C-SPAN2 Book TV will broadcast their video-recording of my June 16 talk during the "Roosevelt Reading Festival" at the FDR Library and Museum. You may watch on television or go to BookTV's website at: https://www.c-span.org/series/?bookTv  Being where key events in the book happened, I focused on the period of July-August 1943 and highlighted events and discussions between Roosevelt and Churchill that took place at the Roosevelt Estate and Eleanor Roosevelt's idyllic cottage, Val-Kill.…

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“Meet the Author” Book Signing

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Fairfax, 12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive
Fairfax, VA 22033 United States
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Please join me at the Barnes & Noble store in Fair Lakes Promenade on Saturday, July 28, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. for a book signing and a chance to chat.

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August 2018

Book Talk Aboard Battleship USS Texas

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Battleship TEXAS State Historic Site,, 3523 Independence Pkwy. S.
La Porte, TX 77571 United States
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Free to paid visitors to the site

I'll give a talk aboard the now-104-year old, preserved battleship USS Texas at a time to be determined on August 4. Texas, which appears in the Prologue, Chapter 18, and the Epilogue of Advocating Overlord, escorted the fast convoy surge of troops across the Atlantic and had a special mission on D-Day in support of U.S. Army Rangers.  To speak on the book where it happened will be both an honor and a rare opportunity.

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Conversation with the Author – National World War II Museum

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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National World War II Museum Senior Historian, Dr. Rob Citano, and I will sit down to talk about Advocating Overlord on Wednesday, August 15. Discussion will start at 6:00 p.m. following a reception with light refreshments starting at 5:00 p.m. Looking forward to sitting down with Rob – and visiting this wonderful and dynamic museum in New Orleans.

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September 2018

New Jersey World War 2 Book Club – Book Talk

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Milburn Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue
Milburn, NJ 07041 United States
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On September 19 at 7:00 p.m., I will be giving a book talk to the New Jersey World War II Book Club at the Milburn, NJ Public Library.  This talk will include photos and maps from the book.

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Book Talk at Chevy Chase Library

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chevy Chase Library, 8005 Connecticut Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 United States
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I'll be giving a book talk on Advocating Overlord at the Chevy Chase (MD) Library Saturday, September 22 at 3:00 p.m.  Plenty of parking in the back.  Hope to see you there.

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November 2018

29th Annual Meet the Author Night & Book Fair

November 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FREE

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, Wednesday, November 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Free to the public, this event is a great opportunity to buy books to give at the holidays and get them signed by the authors.  Also, this is a once-a-year opportunity to go inside this storied Washington institution.  Hope to see…

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