Dave
Dave asked:

When will Bill O'Reilly write something original by himself?

Joe Dettelis O'Reilly is a storyteller and a journalist so he does what he does well and he tells the story. He relies on the professional historian for the essential and peripheral historical research and gives him credit on the cover for helping tell the story. There are plenty of authors who write this genre who do the same thing but don't tell you who the historian is. Yet they authored an original story. Just because an artist or a writer can afford or uses a staff doesn't mean he's not writing an original. As for doing it by himself that is quite an impractical presupposition in your question. What major, serious writer, with funding writes anything all by themselves these days.
Smalltownreader Shaw If you didn't like the book, fine. I thought it was excellent. Apparently Dugard has no problem writing with O'Reilly.
It's obvious Patton was eliminated because he, like Winston Churchill saw that the Soviet Union was the future crisis. And the USA capitulated everything to them. FDR was the idiot, not Patton, and no O'Reilly.
Dave IF KILLING PATTON WAS A SLOGAN IT WOULDN’T BE…
Liberte, Equalite, Fraternite, or Arbet Mact Fre…
It would be Caveat Emptor.

IF KILLING PATTON WAS A WELL KNOW STREET IT WOULDN’T BE…
Unter Den Linden or the Champ Elysees
It would be Madison Ave.

IF KILLING PATTON WAS AN EDIFICE IT WOULDN’T BE…
Brandenburg Gate or The Arch de Triumph,
It would be Humpty Dumpty’s wall.
Chuck Damn, reading some of these reviews, there are some miserable people out there. I don't care who wrote the book, it was well done and an excellent read. Let go of your political partisanship, Bill&Martin have created a good team and do great work.

Or maybe having the failures of people like FDR and Truman and Ike is triggering some. It's the truth, Stalin and Mao were truly evil men, worse than Hitler. . . .Castro and Che close behind.

Socialism suck and it's failed everywhere it's been tried. Or maybe you just like to complain. .
Dell Deaton Most likely, never. As implied in my review of the Killing Patton audiobook, his narration suggested to me that he had very little investment in the subject, let along credible co-authorship. Bill O'Reilly seems more of a "brand" than an individual, these books simple means of maximizing revenue to be derived from that commercial reality. He is also staffed-up for the co-authorship gig, and if by this point in his career he isn't and hasn't written for himself, it's unlikely he ever will.
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