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San Marino Historical Society to Discuss Kathy Fiscus Tragedy

In its speakers series, the San Marino Historical Society will present a quarterly history talk on the Kathy Fiscus tragedy on Monday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Barth Community Room.

William Deverell will be the featured speaker, who will discuss the 1949 attempted rescue of a 3-year-old girl who fell down a well in San Marino which was televised by the local news station KTLA. Deverell is the divisional dean for the social sciences at USC. He is the founder and co-director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West. A graduate of Stanford University, he received his master’s and doctorate degrees in history from Princeton. His work addresses the history and culture of the 19th and 20th century American West.

Registration is not required.

First published in the Feb. 15 issue of the San Marino Tribune


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