Paul Mattingly, Jr.: From Orange to Singapore: A Shipyard Builds a Legacy

at in store on 03/11/2018, 02:00 pm
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"New Orleans", LA
Paul Mattingly, Jr.: From Orange to Singapore: A Shipyard Builds a Legacy Sunday, March 11 2-3:30PM The Levingston Shipbuilding Company included an innovative cast of characters having lead the way in the energy industry--Harry Wiess, Herman Brown, Howard Hughes, Herbert Hunt--and established Houston and the Texas Gulf Coast as the epicenter of the international energy industry. Author and historian Paul Mattingly will tell the fascinating, little-known stories behind the biggest projects of their time and explain the numerous interconnections including the Glomar Challenger, Apollo program robots, Texas Instruments, and the proving of the theory of plate tectonics. Mattingly will conclude with how Texas continues to lead the way in new sources of energy for the future. This book is available in paperback ($19.95). Paul Mattingly, Jr. discusses and signs his book, From Orange to Singapore: A Shipyard Builds a Legacy. If you are unable to attend, you must call the book shop to order signed books. Event date: Sunday, March 11, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm Event address: Garden District Book Shop 2727 Prytania Street New Orleans, LA 70130

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