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Past events

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 6 pm to 7:15 pm: Book talk and signing Historical Society of Pennsylvania, event co-sponsored by the Landmark Society, 1300 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA. (215) 732-6200. With Peter Binzen Jonathan Binzen, and Deborah Dilworth Bishop.

Thursday, April 2, 2015 4 pm: Book talk and signing The Hill at Whitemarsh, 4000 Fox Hound Drive, Lafayette Hill, PA. (800) 315-4103. With Peter Binzen, Jonathan Binzen, and Deborah Dilworth Bishop.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 8:00 pm: Book talk and signing Presentation by Peter Binzen and Jonathan Binzen, followed by book signing, at Waverly Heights Retirement Community, 1400 Waverly Road, Gladwyne, PA.

Tuesday, January 13, 2014 7:30-9:00 pm: Talk and Book signing Radnor Township Library, 114 West Wayne Avenue, Wayne, PA.

December, 2014: Book signing, Philadelphia, PA The Union League, Philadelphia. Date TBD.  6:00 Cocktails and 6:30 lecture, videos and book signing with Peter and Jonathan Binzen with Deborah Dilworth Bishop.

Incumbent Mayor Dilworth with Philadelphia Democratic Party leaders Jim Clark (center) and Bill Green (right) monitoring election returns the night Dilworth prevailed in the Democratic primary for mayor in 1959. A year earlier, Clark and Green had been “vehement against Dilworth” as their party’s candidate for governor, ruining his chances. Photo: Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday, December 9, 2014, 6:00: Book talk with Peter Binzen Library Hour, Grant Rooms, The Heritage Center of the Union League of Philadelphia.

Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00 pm: Book talk and sale Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Road, Strafford, PA.

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 12:00-1:30, 2014: Round table discussion
Cosmopolitan Club, Philadelphia, PA (private).

October 8, 14, 24, 27, 2014, 7:30 pm: Book Chat (TV & web) Comcast, Channel 22, Verizon Channel 33, on the web at Karl Heliche interviews Peter Binzen for Book Chat, an author interview program broadcast over Lower Merion Township’s award-winning government access channel, UMGA-TV.
This show plays at 7:30 p.m. on Wed., October 8th; Tue., October 14th; Fri., October 24th; and Mon., October 27th.

September 16, 2014, 6:45 pm: WHYY Radio (90.9 FM), Philadelphia, PA: NewsWorks Tonight: Interview with Peter and Jonathan Binzen A discussion of their new biography. Listen to the interview!

August 30, 2014, 3:00 to 4:30 pm: Book signing, Salisbury, CT Saturday book signing with Peter and Jonathan Binzen at Camp Ozone on Mt. Riga, Salisbury, CT.

Early August: WHYY radio interview Watch out for Peter and Jonathan Binzens’ upcoming radio interview on “News Works Tonight on WHYY,” Philadelphia’s NPR radio station.

July 23, 2014: Main Line Times feature “Main Liner’s book brings Richardson Dilworth to life,” Main Line Times. By Linda Stein. “When Peter Binzen became a newspaper reporter, he witnessed the political changes that brought reformer Richardson Dilworth to the forefront…”

July, 2014: Interview for the Broad Street Review Steve Cohen interviewed Peter Binzen for the Broad Street Review, a major Philadelphia web newspaper.

July 10, 2014: Beaumont at Bryn Mawr Library Opening Beaumont at Bryn Mawr kicked off its new library opening with a talk by Peter Binzen who was signing his latest book: Richardson Dilworth – Last of the Bare Knuckled Aristocrats.  Richardson Dilworth’s daughter, Deborah Dilworth Bishop, also a resident at Beaumont, spoke and signed books alongside him.

June 29, 2014: Inaugural Book Launch The inaugural Book Launch was held at the Franklin Inn in Philadelphia.  Peter and Jonathan Binzen signed books and Peter gave a toast to Richardson Dilworth.  There was a robust and vibrant crowd and books flew out the door.