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June 2019

D-Day 75th Commemoration Book Talk at FDR Library & Museum

June 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library and Museum, 4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538 United States
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Free with museum adsmission

The FDR Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York, will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings with two presentations on June 6, 2019. A meeting at Hyde Park between President Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in August 1943 was critical to adopting the OVERLORD strategy that would begin with D-Day. I am honored to be giving a talk on Advocating Overlord, starting at 7:00 p.m., at the museum on June 6. Earlier, at 4:00 p.m., National Park Service…

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April 2019

International Day of the Book – Kensington, MD

April 28, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD, Howard Avenue
Kensington, MD 20895 United States
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There's always a great time to be had at Kensington, Maryland's Day of the Book - children's programs, readings, music, food, and books, books, books! I'll be there selling and signing copies of Advocating Overlord. Hope you will stop by. https://dayofthebook.com/

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March 2019

Book Signing – Annapolis, MD, Barnes & Noble Store

March 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Annapolis, 2516 Solomons Island Road
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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On Saint Patrick's Day, Saturday, March 16, I will be at Barnes & Noble Booksellers in the Annapolis Harbour Center to chat about and sign copies of Advocating Overlord. Would enjoy seeing you there!

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November 2018

29th Annual Meet the Author Night & Book Fair

November 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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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September 2018

Book Talk at Chevy Chase Library

September 22, 2018 @ 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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New Jersey World War 2 Book Club – Book Talk

September 19, 2018 @ 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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August 2018

Conversation with the Author – National World War II Museum

August 15, 2018 @ 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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Book Talk Aboard Battleship USS Texas

August 4, 2018 @ 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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July 2018

“Meet the Author” Book Signing

July 28, 2018 @ 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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Advocating Overlord Talk To be Broadcasted July 7 and July 8

July 7, 2018 @ 4:55 pm - 5:40 pm
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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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