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IMPORTANT LINKS
McDonald's Autobiography  "A Spiritual Warrior's Journey"   
The Vietnam Experience Website
    

BOOK FESTIVALS AND FAIRS
   Click on above for links to nation wide listing

AAA MEMBERS
Book Events & Appearances
 

October 14th & 15th 2006 - Salute to Veteran's
Sponsored by the MWSA - San Diego, CA Details TBA

OLD BOOK EVENTS by AAA Members
 
November 7, 2003
Austin, Texas - at World Premiere of "In The Shadow of The Blade"
Vietnam Veteran Authors at book signing November 7th 2003
Bob Lupo, Bill McDonald, Jim Kesey, Brian Wizard, Steve Vermillion,
Dan Dane, Bruce E. Carlson, John Flanagan, Frank Anton, Sam McGowan,
Ben Purcell, & Jug Burkett
Time: 6-10 p.m.
Location: Fiesta Gardens
2100 Bergman
Austin, Texas


November 8, 2003
Shadow Book Fair continues for Veteran's Day weekend.
Vietnam Veteran authors: Bob Lupo, Bill McDonald, Brian Wizard,
Dan Dane, Bruce E. Carlson, Jim Kesey. John Flanagan, Steve Vermillion,
Sam McGowan, Ben Purcell, Frank Anton & Jug Burkett
Time: 9-12 a.m.
Location: Holiday Inn Town Lake
20 North IH 35
Austin, Texas


December 13 2003
AUTHOR LANA NOONE ( Talk will be taped for documentary film)
ALUMNI OF THE SCHOOL OF PERFORMING ARTS (THE "FAME" SCHOOL), NY, NY.

Jan 20th 2004
Lana Noone will discuss her book, "Global Mom: Notes From a Pioneer Adoptive Family"
on the "Let's Talk Adoption" Internet Radio program

Jan 26th 2004
Donna & Don Hall authors of the Vietnam book "I Served" and producers of the documentary film "Silent Victory"
Will be guests on the Donna Seebo Radio Show on 1180 AM radio broadcast from Tacoma, Washington
Time of interview is between 3 -3:30 pm.


February 4, 2004
U.C. Davis Radio Station KDUS 90.3 FM
http://www.kdvs.org/
Bill McDonald is the invited guest on the Dr. Andy Show from 5 - 6 pm
either on the first or the 3rd Wednesday of the month. TBA
Topic of discussion will be McDonald's two poetry books - Purple Hearts and Sacred Eye. 

February 10th 2004
Interview on local CBS TV station Channel 13 - Bill McDonald
"In The Shadow of the Blade" Screening -  Madstone Theater  complex in Albuquerque.
Film Screening at 7 pm
Reception and book signing party at 9:30 pm after the film is shown
Theater location: 6311 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico

February 11th 2004
Film Showing: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Book Signing at the
Wyndham Garden Hotel 6000 Pan American Frwy, Ne
 Albuquerque 87109 New Mexico

Fund raiser for Angel Fire Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund.
Film presentation of "In the Shadow of The Blade"
Book signings at the hotel by Vietnam War authors:
Bill McDonald, Bruce E. Carlson,
Tony Lazzarini & Gregory A. Helle

February 16, 2004
American Association of University Women  - Stockton Branch 
Stockton's Women's PIE Book Club
Stockton, CA
Bill McDonald  a discussion on his book "A Spiritual Warrior's Journey"

6:30 p.m. dinner meeting.


March 8, 2004
Reading and talk for the Tigard Kiwanis Club
Who: Jim Kesey
Where: HiHat Restaurant , 99 W Tigard, OR
Time: 11:30 AM

March 10, 2004
Reading and talk for the Hillsboro Kiwanis Club
Who: Jim Kesey
Where: Farm House Restaurant, Hillsboro, OR
Time: 6:15 P.M.

March 18, 2004
Reading and talk for the Hillsboro Rotary Club
Who: Jim Kesey
Where: Quality Health Ctr. Hillsboro, OR
Time: 12 P.M.

March 24, 2004
Reading and talk for the Tigard Kiwanis Club
Who: Jim Kesey
Where: HiHat Restaurant , 99 W Tigard, OR
Time: 12 P.M.


March 27, 2004

Poetry reading & book signing at BTs Place in Elk Grove, California
Who: W. H. McDonald Jr.
Readings from McDonald's poetry book:
"Sacred Eye - Poetry in Search of The Divine"
Time: 2p.m.
Place: PTs Place
Address: 9090 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624

March 31, 2004
Keynote talk at the Elk Grove Rotary Club
Who: W. H. McDonald Jr.
Time: 12 noon
Place: Vince's Restaurant
Address: Elk Grove - Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 956524


April 1 - 7  2004
Participation in the ceremonies at the "Moving Wall"
East Lawn Memorial Park , Sacramento, CA
Who: W. H. McDonald Jr.

April 14 , 2004
U. C. Davis Radio Station KDUS 90.3 FM
http://www.kdvs.org/ 
Bill McDonald is the invited guest on the Dr. Andy Show from 5 - 6 pm
Topic of discussion will be McDonald's award winning poetry book " Sacred Eye". 


April 24, 2004
Reading and talk for the Tigard Kiwanis Club
Who: Jim Kesey
Where: George Fox College, Tigard, OR
Time: 12 P.M.

April 24, 2004
THE LA TIMES BOOK FESTIVAL
Who: Bill McDonald
Featured author for "Author House" Publishing
Will be there in a booth signing books and talking to the public.
More information to follow.
Where: UCLA Campus, Los Angeles California

May 22. 2004
Poetry reading & book signing at BTs Place in Elk Grove, California
Who: W. H. McDonald Jr., Tony Lazzarini,& Charlie Fortner
Readings from McDonald's book
"Purple Hearts", from Tony's book "Highest Traditions"
and poetry from Charlie's book "Ghosts of the Nam"
Time: 2p.m.
Place: PTs Place
Address: 9090 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624
Phone number of BTs Place:  916-686-8022
Reading Performance is free - a book signing to follow reading
Also folk music and organizational displays with information on veteran benefits. 


May 31 2004
Memorial Day 2004 - Angel Fire, New Mexico
W. H. McDonald Jr is a speaker at the Memorial Day Event
Speech, Poetry Reading from his book:
Purple Hearts  & book signing
Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Angel Fire, New Mexico
http://www.angelfirememorial.com/  

June 12, 2004
Bill McDonald will be exhibiting his artworks at the Annual Elk Grove Artist's Show in Elk Grove, CA.
The show is located on East Stockton Blvd in the shopping center. He will also have some of his books available to sign.
Time from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


June 14th 2004
Dallas,  Texas -
"In the Shadow of the Blade" screening for Southwest Airlines employees.
Love Field 2:30 p.m. ceremony with veteran flight crew from the documentary movie.
Bill McDonald will be there.



June 18, 2004
Bill McDonald - first part of a lecture series on "Spiritual Attitudes for Inner Peace"
Where:  "The Meadows"  - East Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA
When: 2:00 p.m.
For the residences and employees of facility and their guests. Other community members are welcome to join us there.  

July 3, 2004
AAA 1st Annual Book Fair
Sacramento, CA
At: The Florin Mall
All Day -
Free Admission
http://www.florinmall.com/

Hosted by
The American Authors Association in partnership  with The Elk Grove Citizen Newspaper and the
Florin Mall 
Free
lectures, books signings, and entertainment
Over 50 authors and poets featured including Andrew F. O'Hara, J.P. Ransom, Brian Wizard, Alton Pryor, Chan Van Thuong, Esther Franklin, Marilyn K. Demas, Nila Gott, Cornella Gibson,  Paul Frazee, Susan Ross, Patricia E. Canterbury, Charlie Fortner, Linda Joy Singleton, Linda Boyden, Geri Hunter, H. L. Osteen, Louise Crawford,  Sher Christian, Don Hall, Larry Stanley, Judith Prossen, Christine Irving, and Bill McDonald plus many more....
                                       
Website for Book Fair

August 8, 2004
Bill McDonald
Book Signing in Sunnyvale, CA
Time and place TBA
Part of Sunnyvale High School's Reunion weekend

September 2004
Bill McDonald
Keynote Speaker at UN Day of Peace
At the International Peace Rose Garden
Sacramento, CA

Bill McDonald's  Tour of India
October 12th through November 21, 2004
He will be working on his new book "Lotus Highway"
All correspondence can be directed to his email address: Angelnet@citlink.net
He will be checking his emails weekly.

Elk Grove Library hosts  Veterans Book Signing
Join MWSA President W. H. Mc Donald Jr. and authors, John Schembra, Ben D. Waldron, Charlie Fortner, Jim Stewart and Jeff Edwards, Joe Fabel others as they sign at the Elk Grove Library  November 12, 2005 


U.N. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
Keynote Address: MWSA & AAA President, W. H. Mc Donald Jr.

WORLD PEACE ROSE GARDEN STATE CAPITOL PARK September 24, 2005

January 29th 2005 - Speaking at St. Peter's Lutheran Church
11:30 a.m.  - Elk Grove - Florin Road & Sheldon Road, Elk Grove CA
Bill McDonald - Topic: The need for Forgiveness and the Power of Love!
Book signing following talk.


2/17/04 - Jim Kesey Book Reading  - St. Gresham, Oregon
Columbia River Gorge Kiwanis @ 12 noon
Fortuna Chinese Restaurant - Stark & 242nd St Gresham , OR

February 19 & 20th
 2005 - Kalamazoo, MIchigan
Time and places TBA
Bill McDonald - A lecture and book signing
Kalamazoo, Michigan

2/23/04 Jim Kesey Book Reading  -  Portland Oregon
Portland Metro Rotary Club @ 6:15 PM
Mallory Hotel Rotary Club Portland , OR

March 16th 2005 - New York
In honor of "Women's History Month", Lana Noone will present a 30th Anniversary of  the Vietnam Babylift Program at the Wang Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY campus on March 16, 2005 from 12:00-1:30 PM.
Lana@Vietnambabylift.org for details

Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, March 13, 2005
Lana Noone
will present a 30th Anniversary Vietnam Babylift Program at the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, March 13, 2005, in conjunction with the Museum's "Children of War" Exhibit. She will exhibit the Vietnam Babylift Quilt and other artifacts related to Babylift and will discuss her family's personal Babylift story. Please contact: Lana@Vietnambabylift.org  for complete details.


Spring 2005 Dates TBA
PBS TV Special & on The Pentagon TV Network
"PTSD - Healing Through The Arts"
Bill McDonald & other Vietnam veterans


Spring 2005 -Sacramento, CA - 
2nd Annual AAA Sacramento Book Fair
Florin Mall, Sacramento, CA
60 authors plus entertainment
Joe Fabel, Joe Fabel, Bill McDonald, and other authors



 

 



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