American Prophet: The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams

Peter Richardson, author of “American Prophet: The Life and Work of Carey McWilliams, expands on McWilliams' legacy during   the EPHS Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, May 10 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held at Barlow Library at Barlow Hospital, 2000 Stadium Way. McWilliams, a former Echo Park resident who lived at the top of a hill on Alvarado Street, was one of the nation's most influential progressive thinkers whose writing and activism supported numerous liberal causes. This presentation is part of EPHS's quarterly meeting, which is free and open to the public. The meeting will also include updates on the historical society's upcoming events and preservation issues.