Vice President Joe Biden coming to Austin Dec. 8


Vice President Joe Biden will stop by the Paramount Theater in Austin Dec. 8 for part of his “American Promise Tour,” a series of conversations.

Vice President Biden will discuss the big political moments of his career, the life-altering choices he made, and the key traits that have helped him persevere through challenges and live with purpose.

Tickets to the American Promise Tour, which go on sale 10 a.m. July 28 with presales July 18, include a copy of Vice President Biden’s forthcoming memoir, “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose” (Flatiron Books, out Nov. 14), chronicles Biden’s struggle with maintaining his duty to his country  in 2015 while his son Beau dealt with the brain cancer that eventually took his life.

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Vice President Biden will kick off his tour with a conversation with Oprah Winfrey on OWN’s “Super Soul Sunday” Nov. 12 before embarking on the American Promise Tour, which launches on Nov. 13, and includes a stop at Austin’s Paramount Theatre Dec. 8. Go here for Paramount tickets.

A full list of tour dates is available at JoeBidenBook.com.

 


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