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Event Appearances

The authors of Tasting Freedom are available for event appearances.

  • Book Clubs
  • Churches
  • College Classes
  • Civil War Commemorations
  • Fraternal Groups
  • Library Events
  • Historical Associations
  • and more!

Media & Event Contact

Ann-Marie Anderson
Marketing Director, Temple University Press
Phone: 215-926-2143 | email

Connect with Catto's History

Meet the Authors

When they are not writing, Dan Biddle and Murray Dubin love to talk -- especially about the book. Invite them to speak to your book club, church, college class, civil war commemoration, fraternal group, library event, historical association meeting and more.
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Video Introduction



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.