Hanford and the American West

Date: April 25, 2013 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Olin 130

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John M. Findlay is a professor of history at the University of Washington and this year's Mary L. Bierman Lecturer on the History of the American West. He is the author, with Bruce Hevly, of "Atomic Frontier Days: Hanford and the American West" (2011); "Magic Lands: Western Cityscapes and American Culture after 1940" (1992); and "People of Chance: Gambling in American Society from Jamestown to Las Vegas" (1986). He is currently writing a book entitled "The Mobilizing West: 1940-2000."