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L.A. History Research Group meets April 16: Michelle Nickerson will speak on Women and the Postwar Right

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The next meeting of the Los Angeles History Research Group will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2011, in Seaver Classroom 3 of the Munger Research Center at The Huntington Library.

From the announcement:

Michelle Nickerson will present and answer questions about her soon-to-appear book, Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right, which examines how California women shaped the grassroots right that emerged in the two decades following World War II.  She studies red-hunting housewives who develop activist networks, institutions, and sensibilities in local education battles that contribute to the momentum of the conservative movement.  As in the past, this will be a special opportunity to celebrate the reading group’s origins and the best scholarship about the history of Southern California.

If you have any questions, please contact one of the coordinators listed below:

Nick Rosenthal
ngrosen@lmu.edu

Allison Varzally
avarzally@exchange.fullerton.edu

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