Country music … Three chords and the truth

On Sunday, Sept 8, we watched “Live at the Ryman”, a concert special celebrating the upcoming 8-part documentary,  Country Music, A Film by Ken Burns.  After listening for two hours to one great song after another performed by a stellar line-up of country Western musicians, Bill began to reminisce about his introduction to country… “I…

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…

The Fatal Voyage of Task Unit 32.4.4

June 16 is Father’s Day, but for Bill McGee and other survivors of Task Unit 32.4.4, the date is remembered for another reason… March 27, 1943. Having been indoctrinated at U.S. Navy Boot Camp and Gunnery School, I sailed under the Golden Gate Bridge aboard the Liberty ship SS Nathaniel Currier… bound for the South…