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  • May 23
  • |
  • Spokane

The Truth and I: Reading Betty MacDonald in the Age of Memoir

Betty MacDonald burst onto the American literary scene in 1945 with her memoir, The Egg and I, a tartly witty tale about operating a chicken ranch on Washington’s dauntingly wild Olympic Peninsula. Betty’s vivacity, offbeat humor, and sparklingly irreverent take on life captured a public ready to laugh again after the grim, hard years of […]

  • When
  • 9:30 am, Tuesday
    May 23, 2017
  • Where
  • The Hagan Center for the Humanities at Spokane Community College
    N. 1810 Greene Street, Building 16
    Spokane, WA 99217 United States
  • May 23
  • |
  • Spokane

Crazy Politics: Populism, Conspiracy Theories, and Paranoia in America

Anti-establishment candidates rail against the government they seek to lead; populist groups like the Tea Party or Occupy Wall Street howl about corruption in political and economic institutions; and wild conspiracy theories abound. Has American politics always been so crazy? With political science professor Cornell Clayton, explore how American politics has become an arena for […]

  • When
  • 6:00 pm, Tuesday
    May 23, 2017
  • Where
  • South Hill Library
    3324 S. Perry St.
    Spokane, WA 99203 United States
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