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De Wolk Expose of Leland Stanford

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Sun, October 25, 2020
04:00PM - 05:30PM
This is a Rossmoor Club virtual event., Walnut Creek CA 94595
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Jon Foyt, MBA '55

What kind of man was Leland Stanford? Author Roland De Wolk will tell us about the "American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford." Born in NY, Stanford followed the gold rush to California where he became a successful businessman and invested in railroads. He entered politics and became California's governor then a US Senator. He lived large while he amassed an astonishing fortune and later founded Stanford University. Author Roland De Wolk balances the accomplishments of this quintessential self-made American man with the darker aspects of his life.

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De Wolk Expose of Leland Stanford
Sunday, October 25, 2020 @ 4:00 PM

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