On November 8, Gray Brechin Will Speak at the Mechanics’ Institute

11/8/2019

On November 8, the Mechanics’ Institute will hold a talk titled, “The Waterboys: O’Shaughnessy, Mulholland, and the Delivery of ‘Liquid Gold’” with Gray Brechin and Myles Dungan.

One of California’s leading historians and activists, Gray Brechin (Imperial San Francisco) on the controversial Hetch Hetchy dam project and its motive force, Irish engineer Michael Maurice O’Shaughnessy  – and Myles Dungan (How the Irish Won the West) on the parallel and equally divisive drive of Dubliner William Mulholland to bring vital supplies of water to Los Angeles. https://www.milibrary.org/events/waterboys-oshaughnessy-mulholland-and-delivery-liquid-gold-nov-08-2019

Event details:

November 8, 2:30-3:30, Mechanics’ Institute

Event details

Date: Fri. Nov 8th, 2019

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