Meet Henry George

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david giesen Historian and actor David Giesen takes on the role of Henry George, the world-renowned social theorist and author of Progress and Poverty, in a live Chatauqua performance set in 1890. Addressing the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, of which George had been founding secretary, George reminisces about his San Francisco days during the 1860's and 1870's. Performance followed by a Q&A.

Sponsored by the San Francisco History Center in partnership with the Robert Schalkenbach Foundation

In conjunction with the exhibition, Who Owns the Earth? Henry George's Progress and Poverty 140 Years Later, Main Library, 6th floor, San Francisco History Center:

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