Friday, May 19

12:15 pm – 2:00 pm

“Beyond the Yellow Brick Road: The Untold Story Behind The Wizard of Oz.” Thomas Egan, Professor of American History at Briarcliffe College, reveals the political and cultural content hidden within the classic tale. With the Populism Movement as the backdrop, he will explore correlations between American life in the late 1800s and life in the fictional land of Oz.