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January 1, 1970 12:00 am

13th, private, interview at the Philadelphia Inquirer with the Pennsylvania Cable Network for the show, “Pa. Books.”

15th, private, interview with Karl Helicher, Upper Merion Township Library, for his cable television program, “Book Chat.”

16th,  public, reading and sign books in the morning at the convention center in Washington, D.C. at the Congressional Black Caucus book fare.

18th, public, reading and sign books at the Harrisburg Capitol Book Fest at the State Museum of Pennsylvania.

21st, public, appearance at Trump Marina in Atlantic City at the annual conference of the New Atlantic Independent Book Sellers.

22nd, public, reading and sign books at lunchtime in Harrisburg in the Commonwealth Keystone Building,  sponsored by the state  Historical and Museum Commission Commission.

22nd, public, reading and sign books at the central branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

30th, private party, center city Philadelphia, reading and sign books.

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We like to talk. Our publicist put us in front of a video camera, asked three questions and then crossed his fingers. We're probably a little too serious at the beginning, but we loosen up as the video goes on.
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A Call to Arms

Click to get a closer look, you can see the name of Octavius Catto at the bottom, as well as his father's.

This broadside is eight feet high and was seen on windows in downtown Philadelphia in June, 1863, as black leaders called a meeting to convince black men to join the Union Army prior to Gettysburg.