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Peter Richardson to speak about Ramparts Magazine at the Institute on California and the West

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The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West will be presenting a conversation with Peter Richardson (current Chair of the California Studies Association), to discuss his new book, A Bomb in Every Issue: How the Short, Unruly Life of Ramparts Magazine Changed America.  The conversation will be led by David Igler, of UC Irvine.

Peter Richardson teaches California Culture at San Francisco State University, chairs the California Studies Association, and is editorial director at PoliPointPress, which publishes trade books on politics and current affairs.  Richardson wrote American Prophet: The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams.

Details: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2009 from noon to 1:00pm
Seaver Classrooms 1&2, Huntington Library

This event is part of a brown bag luncheon series sponsored by ICW.  The event is open to any who wishes to attend, and a limited number of lunches will be available on a first come/first served basis.  To reserve a seat, please respond to Kim Matsunaga at by October 1.


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