Contact:  Mavis Sanders



Carol Stream, ILGovernor Tim Pawlenty, who completed two terms as Minnesota governor this month, is scheduled for numerous national media interviews within the next several days to correlate with the Tuesday, January 11, 2011, “street date” release of his memoir, Courage to Stand (Tyndale House Publishers).

The Friday, January 7, edition of Nightline on ABC-TV included the Governor and Mrs. Pawlenty in an interview segment with Terry Moran.


Scheduled for Monday evening, January 10, is Hannity on FOX News Television.  Tuesday, January 11, appearances include ABC-TV’s Good Morning America and The View, plus an interview with FOX News’s Neil Cavuto and on CNN’s Parker Spitzer. Governor Pawlenty’s interviews on Wednesday, January 12, include FOX and Friends, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, CNBC’s Squawk Box, and Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. On Sunday, January 16, Governor Pawlenty will appear on FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace.

Many other national, regional, and local television, radio, print, and blog interviews will also take place this week, with further interviews confirmed for the week beginning January 17.

A schedule of the Governor’s in-store book-signing events, which begin on Thursday, January 13, at Barnes & Noble, 555 12th Street NW, Washington, DC, is posted at

In Courage to Stand, Governor Pawlenty draws on lessons he learned growing up in a blue-collar town and serving as a Republican governor in a historically Democratic state; he also opens up about his deepest beliefs and shares his vision for an even stronger America.

Tyndale House Publishers is located in Carol Stream, Illinois.