DREAMERS AND SCHEMERS: how an improbable bid for the 1932 olympics transformed Los Angeles from dusty outpost to global metropolis

Barry Siegel, winner of the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing and the author of seven previous books, is a former national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. He now directs the literary journalism program at UC Irvine. 

Brief Description:

"Dreamers and Schemers chronicles how Los Angeles's pursuit and staging of the 1932 Olympic Games during the depths of the Great Depression helped fuel the city's transformation from a seedy frontier village to a world-famous metropolis

Event date: 

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Event address: 

1470 East Valley Road
montecito, CA 805 969 4977