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7/8/08: Always a Cowboy

By Doug Fabrizio

Salt Lake City, UT – Historian Will Bagley echoes Mark Twain when he explains the similarities between 1929 and 2008: it may not be an exact repetition, but they do rhyme. There's a transportation crisis, corporate corruption and massive consumer debt. Bagley has just published a new biography of Utah's Judge Wilson McCarthy, a man whose life mirrors the social and economic changes of the late 19th and early 20th century American West. Will Bagley joins Doug Monday to talk about McCarthy and the lessons history offers for today.

This Friday, July 11th, Will Bagley will give a reading and signing at Ken Sanders Rare Books in downtown Salt Lake City. The event begins at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call the store at 801-521-3819 or click here.

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