Book Discussion on A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot

Dirk Wales talked about his children’s book A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot, published by Great Plains Press. Owney… read more

Dirk Wales talked about his children’s book A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot, published by Great Plains Press. Owney became the rail mascot for the U.S. Post Office after taking shelter inside the Albany, N.Y. post office in 1887. During the event, held at the National Postal Museum in Washington, D.C., Mr. Wales read from his book about Owney and discussed how and why he became interested in the dog. After his presentation he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on A Lucky Dog: Owney, U.S. Rail Mail Mascot

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 10, 2005
Last Aired:
Jan 15, 2006

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  • Sep 10, 2005 | 9:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 11, 2005 | 8:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 12, 2005 | 12:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2006 | 2:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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