The M.P. Baker Library of Panola College will host Texas State Historian and author, Bill O’Neal, as he launches his two newest books, John Chisum-Frontier Cattle King and Frontier Forts of Texas. The book talk and signing will be held Monday, April 9th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm in the Murphy-Payne Community Rooms of the library.
O’Neal is past president and Fellow of the East Texas Historical Association as well as a recipient of the Association’s Ralph W. Steen and the Best of East Texas awards. He is also a member of the Western Writers of America organization. O’Neal taught history for more than thirty years at Panola College and received a Piper Professorship teaching award in 2000.
O’Neal is a frequent public speaker and has appeared on television documentaries on The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, TBS, The A & E Channel and TNN.
The program is free and open to the community. However, books will be available for purchase and signing at the conclusion of the program. For additional information please call 903-693-2052 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.