Tag Archives: Speaking

What Have I Been Up To?

Quick update via a question and answer format to fill in the gap between my 2/15  and 9/3 posts, although I did post on August 26th, Women’s Equality Day: Have you been speaking? Penny:  Yes–13 illustrated programs between then and … Continue reading

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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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