Raven Book Chats at the Watkins: Wide-Open Town

Join us for the final Raven Book Chat of the spring! Co-editor Jason Roe and researcher Megan Dennis will discuss the recent book and related online project chronicling Kansas City in the fast and loose Pendergast era. Books available for sale and signing through the Raven Book Store.

Event date: 
Friday, April 19, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Event address: 
Watkins Museum of HIstory
1047 Massachusetts Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Wide-Open Town: Kansas City in the Pendergast Era Cover Image
By Diane Mutti Burke (Editor), Jason Roe (Editor), John Herron (Editor)
ISBN: 9780700627066
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Published: University Press of Kansas - November 29th, 2018

Kansas City is often seen as a mild-mannered metropolis in the heart of flyover country. But a closer look tells a different story, one with roots in the city-- complicated and colorful past. The decades between World Wars I and II were a time of intense political, social, and economic change--for Kansas City, as for the nation as a whole.