Simon Winchester: The Story Behind E Pluribus Unum
Monday, October 28, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Journalist; Author, A Crack in the Edge of the World and The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
Simon Winchester follows in the footsteps of America¹s most essential explorers, thinkers and innovators, including Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery expedition to the Pacific Coast, the builders of the first transcontinental telegraphy, and the powerful civil engineer behind the Interstate Highway System. He treks vast swaths of territory, introducing these fascinating men and others - some familiar, some forgotten, some hardly known - who played a pivotal role in creating today's United States. Join us as this delightful raconteur takes a fascinating look at the men whose efforts and achievements helped unify the states and created one cohesive nation. Learn more about Winchester on his website.
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 11:15 a.m. check-in/light hors d¹oeuvres, noon program, 1 p.m. book signing
Cost: $15 non-members, $10 members
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