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The Troubled Life of Peter Burnett - Oregon Pioneer and First Governor of California
Start Date: 9/21/2018Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: 9/21/2018End Time: 4:00 PM

Event Description:
The Subject: Peter Burnett
◦From Tennessee Poverty, to Defense Attorney for Mormon Leader Joseph Smith; to Wagon Train Bound for Oregon; Onto California - the Gold Rush and San José, Its Capital
◦Scoundrel, Racist, and Perhaps Murderer
◦Meet Peter Burnett, First Governor of California

The Author: Greg Nokes
◦Willamette to Harvard University
◦43 Years as Reporter & Editor With Associated Press & The Oregonian. Seen the World. Home to Roost & to Write.
◦More at

Come join us! FREE! No registration required.
Location Information:
SJSU Main Campus - King Library
Room: 255
Contact Information:
Name: Deborah Estreicher
Phone: x2357
Event Type
  • Lectures

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