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History of Dupont Circle
Stephen Hansen talked about the history of Dupont Circile, one of Washington, D.C.'s, most famous neighborhoods. Mr. Hansen spoke about how and why wealthy, fashionable families and couples moved to the area during the Gilded Age and into the 20th century.23 views
Mr. Hansen is the author of A History of Dupont Circle: Center of High Society in the Capital.
Book Discussion on Hearst Castle: The Biography of a Country House
Ms. Kastner showed slides while she talked about her book Hearst Castle: The Biography of a Country House, published by Harry N. Abrams. The book delves into the relationship of newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst with his architect, Julia Morgan, as the house was expanded over the years and into the social life at the house, such as the parties held there. After her remarks Ms. Kastner answered questions from the audience.282 views