I have spoken to schools, libraries, foundations, for CSPAN, American History Television, NPR All Things Considered. I present a dynamic presentation on the subjects of my fourteen books or on motivational topics of pursuing your life dream and obtaining it. I tailor my presentation to your needs. Political, historical, or motivational, nobody goes away feeling like they had not learned something new.
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Gig Length: 90 - 120 minutes
What to Expect
Of the sixty-eight people in attendance for this program, forty-three people completed an evaluation. Attendees were asked the question “Did this presentation meet your expectations?” and asked to rate it on a scale of 0-10. An average score according to their responses was 9.8. When attendees were asked the question “How effective was the speaker?” an average score according to their responses was 9.8. When attendees were asked the question “Would you recommend this program to a friend?”, all respondents but one indicated that they would recommend this program to a friend.
Marci Buerger Mt Prospect Library
Some of the comments included:
Outstanding! Insightful, energetic presentation
Fascinating topic! Presenter engaged audience well
Absolutely great-Fun and informative
Making history come alive! Way to go! Super!
Knowledgeable and insightful
Interesting topic-Great presentation
Engaging style-Appropriate humor-Good flow in presentation
Learned a great deal-Very enjoyable!
Very informative and entertaining
This was great! Never knew about her!
Excited to hear of the unspoken roles of women
Very in-depth and enjoyable presentation
Very interesting-Great interaction with the crowd
Thought provoking-Very comprehensive and interesting-Great speaker
Very interesting-Never knew anything about Edith Wilson
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William Elliott Hazelgrove is the best-selling author of ten novels and four works of nonfiction. Ripples, Tobacco Sticks, Mica Highways, Rocket Man, The Pitcher, Real Santa, Jackpine, My Best Year, The Bad Author and The Pitcher 2, Hemingways Attic, Madam President The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson, Forging a President, How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt, and Al Capone and the 1933 Worlds Fair. His books have received starred reviews in Publisher Weekly and Booklist, Book of the Month Selections, Literary Guild Selections, History Book Club Selections, History Book Club Bestsellers, Junior Library Guild Selections, ALA Editors Choice Awards and optioned for the movies. He has presented speeches at the University Club in Chicago, The Union League Club and in Washington DC at the Woodrow Wilson House and filmed by CSPAN for American History TV. He was the Ernest Hemingway Writer in Residence where he wrote in the attic of Ernest Hemingway's birthplace. He has written articles and reviews for USA Today and other publications. He has been the subject of interviews in NPR's All Things Considered with Robert Siegel along with features in The New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Richmond Times Dispatch, USA Today, People, Channel 11, NBC, WBEZ, WGN. The Pitcher is a Junior Library Guild Selection Storyline optioned the movie rights. Forging a President How the West Created Teddy Roosevelt will be out May 2017.He runs a political cultural blog, The View From Hemingway's Attic.
Additional Booking Notes
Requirements overhead projector and microphone.
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