Tag Archives: Speaking

Rosie the Riveter

August is a busy speaking month with my first event, 8/1, at the Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY, where I gave my multimedia presentation based on my book Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War … Continue reading

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Facebook

I’m thrilled that the Facebook page is now available for my forthcoming book Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: Friendship That Changed the World.  You’ll find information about why I wrote it, quotes from Elizabeth and Susan, the backstory, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women

Despite being in the throes of a systemic case of poison ivy (& I have no idea how I got it ’cause I’m really careful considering how allergic I am to it!!??), today I’m giving a speech, “Celebrating Women, Especially … Continue reading

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Speaking and 3 Springs

I’m back from speaking at the 3rd Annual Nonfiction Institute at the University of Maine. In my mind, I think it’s about a five hour drive, except that’s just to the border, the University is another 3 hours north! Sophie … Continue reading

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“Who Writes?”

Today, I had fun doing an Author Visit with Sophie’s first grade class at PS 334, The Anderson School in New York City. I showed a PowerPoint about how I write both fiction and nonfiction stories. The kids were delighted … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

On March 23, 2009, I presented the keynote address, Rosie the Riveter: Women Working on the Home Front in World War II, at the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Club of GFWC’s 101st Public Affairs Day. Two women war … Continue reading

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Rosie the Riveter

Last night I gave my Rosie the Riveter PowerPoint speech to a terrific audience. Marilyn Hindenlang brought the Certification of Commendation that the Navy awarded to her mother when she worked at Grumman. Her mother’s name–I. F. Norton –is on … Continue reading

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National Women’s History Month

My dear friend, Sue Kirch, a science educator at New York University, shared a large part of her weekend digitizing my World War II propaganda films–”Glamour Girls of 1943,” “The Hidden Army,” and an oral history, “Good Work, Sisters”–and teaching … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving books, Delaware festival, voting

The publisher of Thanksgiving: The True Story asked me to recommend some of my favorite books for Thanksgiving. They’re listed at: http://us.macmillan.com/NewsDetails.aspx?id=9637&publisher=holtbyr

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On Writing

I’ve been bouncing between my “outside” and “inside” self, i.e., my “outside” is when I’m teaching, meeting people, giving speeches, signing books, i.e. externally focused. This week had many “outside” days, e.g. On Tues, I did my first book event … Continue reading

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