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David Bellavia at The Pritzker Military Library

[Edit note:  Bumping up and adding info in case any of you want to watch via the web tonight at 6pm CST]

Pal and all around kick ass vet, David Bellavia, will be in Chicago tomorrow to talk about his book and experiences at the Pritzker Military Library.

Here are the details about David's visit:

Pritzker Military Library
610 North Fairbanks Court, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312.587.0234
Member reception - 5:00pm cst
Presentation and live webcast - 6:00pm cst

You can go here to learn more.  If you haven't heard David on the radio show or in person before, you're missing a national freakin' treasure.  And if you haven't read one of the best books about war, you should go here and pick up House to House.

We in Chicago are lucky to have the Pritzker Military Library.  The staff, the programs and the resources are very, very impressive.  Please support them - you can do so through memberships, promoting them on your blog or website, or donating and they even have a wishlist of books (collections of books) they need.

And, no, I won't be there.  I'm in Florida with the family for Spring Break.

BTW, Timmy O'Tooles is directly under the library...

Update March 19th:  Am moving this up in case you want to attend via webcast.

  • The event is webcast live – 6 pm cst; - from the PML website.  Folks can watch & participate, as they take questions submitted from viewers on the webcast page – www.pritzkermilitarylibrary.org.  PML webcasts using flash, so it’s easy to get.  PML appreciates it's virtual guests.
  • In response to one of the commenters, I wanted to clarify who is responsible for PML.   James N. Pritzker spent 8 years on active duty (3 in the 82nd enlisted; 5 as an Infantry officer -101st & V Corps) and is now a retired Illinois Army National Guard Lieutenant Colonel.