2006-11-02 / Community

Gore Vidal kicks off Ventura County Speaker Series

DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER-Prolific American writer Gore Vidal with Mary Pallant, a local Democratic leader and founder of the Ventura County Speakers series. Vidal, 86, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd recently at the Oak Park Community Center. The next speaker in the series is Barbara Ehrenreich, author of "Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America." For more information on that event, to be held on Nov. 19 at Cal Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, please call (805) 493-3151.

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