Balanchine: The City Center Years

8 of the world’s great ballet companies; 6 performances; 24 ballets (4 ballets per program) … that was BALANCHINE: THE CITY CENTER YEARS, Oct 31 – Nov 4. Thanks to Bill’s caregiver, and his best friend of 50+ years, and his son – who each took a shift so Bill was left alone for only…

My Balanchine Story

With the upcoming Balanchine Retrospective at New York City Center, here is my little Balanchine story… In 2000, Rodney Gustafson, artistic director of State Street Ballet, honored me with the opportunity to suggest an idea for a ballet. I proposed a suite of small ballets to songs sung by Frank Sinatra. I obtained permission from…

Just announced … Bill McGee’s “The Solomons Campaigns, 1942-1943” finalist in the Military Writers Society of America 2018 Awards

The Solomons Campaigns, 1942-1943 by William L. McGee has been designated as a 2018 awards finalist by the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA). The award category – Gold, Silver, or Bronze – will be announced at MWSA’s General Membership Conference on November 9, 2018 in Charleston, South Carolina.  Sandra McGee, Bill’s publishing partner and wife,…

Memorial Day, May 28 – On Writing Military Memoirs

You don’t have to be a celebrity to write your naval military memoirs. Preserving one’s memories and stories about his or her military service is a wonderful gift to give your family. Bill, a Pacific war veteran of World War II and a postwar atomic veteran of Operation Crossroads in 1946, has researched and written…

P.S. to “The Misfits” – Episode 4 of The Thread

IF YOU CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF RENO DIVORCE HISTORY, here are links to READ portions of the narrative from the 4/2/2018 podcast “The Misfits”… LISTEN to the entire 30-min podcast with commentary by Bill and Sandra McGee, and Mella Harmon… and VIEW the 1943 TravelTalk newsreel Romantic Nevada. READ The Golden Age of Divorce on…