How I Learned to Sell and Make Deals

“Bill, how would you like to make more money in a month selling Willys Jeeps than I bet you make in a year of cowboying?” In his newly-released fifth memoir, award-winning author William L. McGee recounts the event in 1950 that changed the course of his life from cowboying in the West to becoming a…

One week to go!

And Bill’s fifth memoir will be available! Yes, we published the sixth memoir in 2018 (The Broadcasting Years, 1958-1989: Memoir of a Television Pioneer); then backtracked to the fifth memoir this year, but that is what we call creative license (or we own the company). More to come this week…

Sworn to secrecy… Bill McGee’s last letter home before the big Bikini blast

On 29 June 1946,  I was anxiously awaiting the first postwar atomic bomb test code-named Test Able scheduled for 1 July. I was one of the 42,000 military, scientists, and civilian personnel stationed at Bikini in the Marshall Islands for Operation CROSSROADS. The Navy issued my shipmates and me special Operation Crossroads stationery with the suggestion…