Roland De Wolk talked about his book, American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford. Leland Stanford was a 19th century industrialist served as governor of California and later a U.S. senator.
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Laura Sheppard Director Mechanics' Institute->Library Events
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