Railroad robber baron, governor, senator, university founder, Leland Stanford played many important roles in California history. Roland De Wolk examines Stanford’s life in a new critical biography published by UC Press. De Wolk is a journalist and historian who has written and reported for print, television, and online news sources. He teaches journalism at San Francisco State and was a member of an “Oakland Tribune” team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Loma Prieta earthquake.
The session will be at the UCB Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, 2521 Channing Way (just east of Telegraph Ave.), Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Free admission and dinner.
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