The Devil in the White City Book Group Discussion

A book group met at the New Carrollton Branch of the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System to discuss Erik Larson’s… read more

A book group met at the New Carrollton Branch of the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System to discuss Erik Larson’s book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America, published by Crown Publishers. In the book Mr. Larson juxtaposed the stories of architect Daniel Burnham and serial killer Dr. Henry H. Holmes. Both men played an historic role in the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. 

The program was introduced with a video clip of Erik Larson speaking about his book at the University of Chicago Seminary Co-op Bookstore on February 18, 2003. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Bill Allison Member Prince George's County (MD) Memorial Library System->Book Group
  • Zee Allison Member Prince George's County (MD) Memorial Library System->Book Group
  • Carol Fineman Member Prince George's County (MD) Memorial Library System->Book Group
  • Betty Garafolo Member Prince George's County (MD) Memorial Library System->Book Group
  • Erik Larson Author
  • Beth Lewis Moderator Prince George's County (MD) Memorial Library System->Book Group
  • Regina Lightfoot Member Prince George's County (MD) Memorial Library System->Book Group
  • Winky Mitchell Member Prince George's County (MD) Memorial Library System->Book Group
  • Tom Wargin Member Prince George's County (MD) Memorial Library System->Book Group
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The Devil in the White City Book Group Discussion

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Program ID:
189405-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New Carrollton, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Oct 22, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 23, 2005

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  • Oct 22, 2005 | 2:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 23, 2005 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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