Events

Arthur Wiknik, Jr. is available for book signings and to give presentations on his Vietnam War experiences.

Please submit all comments and questions here.

Upcoming Events

  • Speaking Engagement – April 17, 2018 at the Veterans Coffee House in the Cheshire Senior Center from 10:00-11:30 am in Cheshire, CT.
  • Recorded Events

    Previous Events


    Radio Interview – November 11, 2017 – on WMOS 102.3 FM “The Wolf” and www.1023thewolf.com (Uncasville, CT)
    Radio Show Co-Host – November 10, 2017 on WJJF 94.9 FM and www.949newsnow.com (Ledyard, CT)
    Radio Interview – September 18, 2017 on WJJF 94.9 FM and www.949newsnow.com (Ledyard, CT)
    Radio Interview – August 22, 2017 on the Talk of Connecticut radio network (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – August 4, 2017 on WEZR “Maine’s Big Z” 92.7 FM, 105.5 FM, 1240 AM and www.mainesbigz.com (Auburn, ME)
    Radio Interview – June 23, 2017 on WQUN 1220 AM (Hamden, CT)
    Radio Show Co-host – May 26, 2017 on WJJF 94.9 FM and www.949newsnow.com (Ledyard, CT)
    Oral History Interview – May 2, 2017 at the West Point Military Academy Center for Oral History (West Point, NY)
    Speaking Engagement – April 25, 2017 at the Veterans Coffee House at the Wallingford Senior Center (Wallingford, CT)
    Radio Interview – March 28, 2017 on WJJF 94.9 FM and www.949newsnow.com (Ledyard, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – January 26, 2017 at the Veterans Coffee House (Pawcatuck, CT)
    Radio Show Host – January 3, 2017 on WJJF 94.9 FM and www.949newsnow.com (Ledyard, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – December 28, 2016 at the Veterans Coffee House (Norwich, CT)
    Newspaper Interview – November 18, 2016 in the Rivereast News Bulletin (Glastonbury, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 17, 2016 at the Bristol Public Library (Bristol, CT)
    Radio Show Co-host – November 11, 2016 on WJJF 94.9 FM and www.949newsnow.com at the Mohegan Sun Casino (Uncasville, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 2, 2016 at American Legion Post 187 (Wallingford, CT)
    Book Signing – October 18, 2016 at the Rocky Hill Veterans Home (Rocky Hill, CT)
    Quilts of Valor Award and Book Signing – June 11, 2016 at VFW Post 594 (Norwich, CT)
    Book Signing – June 4, 2016 at the Russell Library Author Fair (Middletown, CT)
    Radio Show Co-host – May 24, 2016 on WJJF 94.9 FM and www.949newsnow.com (Ledyard, CT)
    Reading and Book Signing – April 17, 2016 at the Between Rounds Café (Vernon, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 24, 2015 at Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 12, 2015 at Rocky Hill High School (Rocky Hill, CT)
    Radio Interview – October 20, 2015 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Book Signing – October 4, 2015 at the Berlin Fair (East Berlin, CT)
    Speaking Engagement and Book Signing – July 12, 2015 at the Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration (East Granby, CT)
    Onstage and Backstage Guest – July 10, 2015 at Toby Keith’s GOOD TIMES & PICK UP LINES TOUR concert (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – July 1, 2015 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – March 25, 2015 at Trinity College (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Show Host – January 6, 2015 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Television Appearance – December 18, 2014 on CT-N Town Hall Meeting The Rules of Engagement: Boomers vs. Millennials (Hartford, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 20, 2014 at the Groton Public Library’s Discover Local Authors event (Groton, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 19, 2014 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 13, 2014 at Rocky Hill High School (Rocky Hill, CT)
    History Channel’s Take A Veteran To School Day – November 11, 2014 at Cider Mill School (Wilton, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 11, 2014 on KGMI 790 AM (Bellingham, WA)
    Radio Interview – November 9, 2014 on WXLM 980 AM (New London, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 7, 2014 at the Social Circle City Schools Veteran’s Day program (Social Circle, GA)
    Radio Interview – September 17, 2014 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Onstage and Backstage Guest – July 26, 2014 at Toby Keith’s Shut Up and Hold On Tour concert (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – May 20, 2014 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – May 5, 2014 at the Brookfield Museum and Historical Society (Brookfield, CT)
    Radio Interview – March 18, 2014 on KRNG 101.3 FM (Reno, NV)
    Radio Interview – March 11, 2014 on KRNG 101.3 FM (Reno, NV)
    Radio Interview – March 4, 2014 on KRNG 101.3 FM (Reno, NV)
    Radio Interview – February 25, 2014 on KRNG 101.3 FM (Reno, NV)
    Radio Interview – February 12, 2014 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 14, 2013 at Rocky Hill High School (Rocky Hill, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 11, 2013 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    History Channel’s Take A Veteran To School Day – November 6, 2013 at Seely Place Elementary School (Scarsdale, NY)
    Speaking Engagement – October 6, 2013 at Trinity College (West Hartford, CT)
    Onstage and Backstage Guest – August 25, 2013 at Toby Keith’s Hammer Down Tour concert (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – August 22, 2013 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – June 1, 2013 at the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce Armed Forces Banquet (Albuquerque, NM)
    Speaking Engagement – May 20, 2013 at Haddam Club 60 (Haddam, CT)
    Radio Interview – March 27, 2013 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 12, 2012 at the Essex Library (Essex, CT)
    History Channel’s Take A Veteran To School Day – November 9, 2012 at Seely Place Elementary School (Scarsdale, NY)
    Speaking Engagement – October 11, 2012 at the Killingworth Library (Killingworth, CT)
    An Officer and a Movie: Hamburger Hill – July 21, 2012 on the Military Channel (Silver Spring, MD)
    Radio Interview – July 20, 2012 on WJJF 94.9 FM (Ledyard, CT)
    Newspaper Interview – May 27, 2012 in The News-Times (Danbury, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – March 27, 2012 at the U.S. Army Air Force Roundtable (Cheshire, CT)
    Radio Interview – March 17, 2012 on WCNI 90.9 FM at Connecticut College (New London, CT)
    Book Signing – February 28, 2012 at VFW Post 2138 (Rocky Hill, CT)
    Radio Interview – February 11, 2012 on the Talk of Connecticut radio network (Hartford, CT)
    Book Signing – February 8, 2012 at VFW Post 2138 (Rocky Hill, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 11, 2011 on KISM 92.9 FM (Seattle, WA)
    Vietnam in HD Premier – November 8, 9 & 10, 2011 on the History Channel (New York, NY)
    Radio Interview – November 8, 2011 on KBUL 970 AM (Billings, MT)
    Newspaper Interview – November 6, 2011 in the Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 5, 2011 on the Talk of Connecticut radio network (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 1, 2011 on WXLM 980 AM (New London, CT)
    Call For Photos of the Vietnam War Dead – October 11, 2011 at Times Square (New York, NY)
    Speaking Engagement – August 22, 2011 at the Words of Wisdom Book Club (Granby, CT)
    Radio Interview – August 16, 2011 on WXLM 980 AM (New London, CT)
    Vietnam in HD Panel Discussion – July 27, 2011 at the Press Tour for the Television Critics Association (Beverly Hills, CA)
    Speaking Engagement – July 11, 2011 at the Talk of Connecticut Afterhours Dinner (Glastonbury, CT)
    Radio Interview – July 7, 2011 on the Talk of Connecticut radio network (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – July 3, 2011 on WGAN 560 AM (Portland, ME)
    Radio Interview – May 21, 2011 on the Talk of Connecticut radio network (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – May 20, 2011 on WXLM 980 AM (New London, CT)
    History Channel Interview – February 21, 2011 at Reda Productions (Easton, PA)
    Speaking Engagement – November 11, 2010 at the Waterford Historical Society (Waterford, ME)
    National Radio Program Interview – November 11, 2010 produced by Vision Radio Productions (Hurst, TX)
    Radio Interview – November 11, 2010 on WXLM 980 AM (New London, CT)
    Nam Sense on Exhibit – September 16, 2010 to November 28, 2010 at the Petaluma Historical Museum (Petaluma, CA)
    Radio Interview – August 27, 2010 on www.blogtalkradio.com/elementalmusings (Colorado Springs, CO)
    Radio Interview – August 21, 2010 on www.ourhistoryproject.com (McDonough, GA)
    Book Award – July 31, 2010 Military Writer’s Society of America ‘Honorable Mention’ (Bridgeville, PA)
    Radio Interview – June 23, 2010 on WICH 1310 AM (Norwich, CT)
    Radio Interview – June 14, 2010 on WXLM 104.7 FM (New London, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – April 29, 2010 at the Durham Public Library (Durham, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – April 26, 2010 at Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)
    Newspaper Interview – April 23, 2010 in the Town Times (Durham, Middlefield and Rockfall, CT)
    Radio Interview – March 31, 2010 on WXLM 104.7 FM (New London, CT)
    Radio interview – February 27, 2010 on Internet radio www.veteransradio.net (Ann Arbor, MI)
    Radio Interview – February 26, 2010 on Internet radio www.americanheroesradio.com (San Dimas, CA)
    Speaking Engagement – January 15, 2010 at the Norwich Veteran’s Center (Norwich, CT)
    Radio Interview – January 8, 2010 on WXLM 104.7 FM (New London, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – December 4, 2009 at Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)
    Newspaper Interview – November 11-24, 2009 in The Resident (Stonington, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 12, 2009 on Internet radio www.americanheroesradio.com (San Dimas, CA)
    Radio Interview – November 11, 2009 on KBUL 970 AM (Billings, MT)
    Radio Interview – November 11, 2009 on WXLM 104.7 FM (New London, CT)
    Speech and Book Signing – October 25, 2009 at the Dykas Farm Fundraiser for Give2TheTroops.org (Middletown, CT)
    Radio Interview – May 20, 2009 on WXLM 104.7 FM (New London, CT)
    Book Interview – December 11, 2008 for Scholastic Publishing (Washington, DC)
    Radio Interview – November 11, 2008 on WXLM 104.7 FM (New London, CT)
    Veteran’s History Project Interview – June 13, 2008 at Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT)
    Radio Interview – May 31, 2008 on Internet radio www.veteransradio.net (Ann Arbor, MI)
    Hamburger Hill 20th Anniversary DVD – May 20, 2008 re-release of the 1987 movie containing a filmed interview with Arthur Wiknik, Jr.
    Speaking Engagement – May 29, 2008 at Hillhouse High School (New Haven, CT)
    Radio Interview – May 21, 2008 on WXLM 104.7 FM (New London, CT)
    Military Author Roundtable & Book Signing – May 17, 2008 at Borders (Milford, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – March 4, 2008 at Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)
    Newspaper Interview – February 20, 2008 in the Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT)
    Radio Interview – February 5, 2008 on WXLM 102.3 FM (New London, CT)
    Hamburger Hill DVD Interview – January 24, 2008 at Drissi Multimedia Studios (Burbank, CA)
    Radio Interview – December 5, 2007 on WXLM 102.3 FM (New London, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 12, 2007 on WXLM 102.3 FM (New London, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – June 10, 2007 at the Rolling Thunder Salute to Veterans (Steward Air Base, Newburgh, NY)
    Speaking Engagement – February 16, 2007 at Middlesex Institute of Lifelong Education, Middlesex Community College (Middletown, CT)
    New Author Roundtable – January 17, 2007 at Borders (Fairfield, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 9, 2006 at the Brainerd Memorial Library (Haddam, CT)
    Book Signing – September 29, 2006 at the Berlin Fair (East Berlin, CT)
    Book Signing – August 26, 2006 at Borders (Waterford, CT)
    Book Signing – July 16, 2006 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers (Danbury, CT)
    Book Signing – June 29, 2006 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers (Enfield, CT)
    Book Signing – May 27, 2006 at Borders (Farmington, CT)
    Book Signing – May 20, 2006 at Borders Express (Willimantic, CT)
    Newspaper Interview – May 17-30, 2006 in The Resident (Stonington, CT)
    Radio Interview – May 15, 2006 on WREL 1450 AM (Lexington, VA)
    Book Signing – May 14, 2006 at Burgundy Books (East Haddam, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – May 13, 2006 at City University of New York, Sponsored by NYMAS (New York Military Affairs Symposium)
    Speaking Engagement – April 28, 2006 at the Booksome Babes Book Club (Higganum, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – January 19, 2006 at Albertus Magnus College – off campus (Waterford, CT)
    National Radio Interview – January 17, 2006 on The Joey Reynolds Show from WOR 710 AM (New York City)
    Radio Interview – December 28, 2005 on WDRC 1360 AM (Hartford, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 30, 2005 at the Old Saybrook Rotary Club (Old Saybrook, CT)
    Speaking Engagement – November 20, 2005 at the Universalist Unitarian Society (Springfield, MA)
    National Television Mention – November 17, 2005 on NBC’s Late Night with Conan O’Brien
    Newspaper Interview – November 14, 2005 in the Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT)
    Book Signing – November 11, 2005 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers (Manchester, CT)
    Radio Interview – November 10, 2005 on KBUL 970 AM (Billings, MT)
    Television Interview – November 5, 2005 on WTNH Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
    Book Signing – October 30, 2005 at the Haddam Veterans Museum (Higganum, CT)
    Book Signing – October 1, 2005 at the Berlin Fair (East Berlin, CT)
    Book Signing – September 10, 2005 at Andrews Tax & Financial Services (Higganum, CT)
    Book Signing – August 21, 2005 at Andrews Tax & Financial Services (Higganum, CT)