Press Releases

Author Keel Hunt Speaks About His New Book at Hotel Halbrook

Keel Hunt and Dickson Mayors Bob Rial and Don L. Weiss Jr.

Thursday, April 25th. Reporter, editor, editorial writer, and Washington correspondent, Keel Hunt, participated in part of a lecture series hosted by the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum in Downtown Dickson. 

In his accounts of growing up in Nashville in the 1980s and 1990s, Keel Hunt writes about shifting politics and how politicians from both parties worked together on important topics to bring their state to a better future.   



“How the Tennessee of today—a     prosperous and congenial island of civility in a nation of division—came to the subject of the following pages.”

— Jon Meacham


Crossing the Aisle is a follow up to his first work, Coup: The Day the Democrats Ousted Their Governor

This lecture brought in many participants from the Dickson County area to the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum, including Mayors Bob Rial and Don L. Weiss Jr. Angela Redden, from Reading Rock Books, provided her stock of Crossing the Aisle, for guests to purchase at the event. The lecture then concluded with light refreshments and a book signing. This year the museum plans to host one lecture a month.

 Stay up-to-date on more events and lectures happening at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum this year by following them on Facebook, Instagram, and their website.

For more information on Keel Hunt, please visit his website:

Michael Bishop Speaks About His Book, A Murder In Music City


 A private citizen discovers compelling evidence that a decades-old murder in Nashville was not committed by the man who went to prison for the crime but was the result of a conspiracy involving elite members of Nashville society.

Author Michael Bishop will be presenting his chilling true crime novel, A Murder in Music City, at the Clement Railroad Hotel Museum. Bishop will speak about the events that led him to his 20 year investigation into a closed case that happened in 1964. 

Michael Bishop is a graduate of Freed Hardeman University, and holds a master's degree from the University of Tennessee - Knoxville. Bishop also works with hospitals and academic health systems around the country. 

Reading Rock Books will be selling copies of A Murder in Music City at the Museum during the event. You can also stop by the bookstore at any time to purchase your copy.

The book lecture will begin at 5:00PM on Thursday, May 23rd. Admission will be $10 for adults and students can attend for free. Guests will be able to enjoy light following his presentation.

For more information on Michael Bishop and his book, please visit his Facebook profile.