Claremont McKenna College

September 01, 87

Vol. 03 , No. 01   

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Oz on the Pacific: Los Angeles in the 1920s

This semester the noted California historian, Kevin Starr, who delivered CMC's excellent 40th birthday convocation address last autumn, gives three Athenaeum talks on California history. The first in this series, "0z on the Pacific: Los Angeles in the 1920s," occurs at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, following a reception and dinner at the Athenaeum beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Raised in San Francisco, Starr took his Ph.D. at Harvard University. He has taught there, as well as at the University of California at Berkeley and at Davis, and is currently a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution. Kevin Starr's books include Americans and the California Dream, 1850-1915 (1973) and most recently Inventing the Dream: California Through the Progressive Era (1985).

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