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Astounding Tahoe History: The Kennedy’s, The Rat Pack and Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, the Mafia and More

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OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif. – Author and English professor Scott Lankford is returning for an encore performance to further discuss topics in his book, “Tahoe Beneath the Surface.”

Lankford’s Squaw Valley Institute speaking engagement takes place on Wednesday, March 30, 7 p.m. at PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn in Squaw Valley. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., a no-host bar will be offered.

Lankford will speak about the intertwined relationships between Bertrand Russell, President Kennedy, The Rat Pack, Marilyn Monroe, the Cal-Neva and Jack Ruby and the impact of those relationships on the nation.

Prior to the completion of a PhD in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, Lankford spent 10 years at Lake Tahoe as a maintenance man, musician and mountaineering guide, experiencing the area to its fullest. Currently, Lankford serves as a professor of English at Foothill College in California’s Silicon Valley. Tickets are $10 for adults. Children and students are free. For tickets or more details visit http://www.squawvalleyinstitute.org or call 530-581-4138.

Squaw Valley Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting programs having artistic, cultural and educational values. The Institute presents lectures, performances, forums, exhibitions and classes in the unique mountain environment of Squaw Valley, North Lake Tahoe, Truckee and surrounding communities, bringing together visitors, residents and friends in the truest sense of community.


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