Lecture, Virtual Event     Series: History Pub

The Obscure Oregonian Who Changed American Presidential History

Free and open to the public

Monday, June 29, 2020
7PM – 8PM

  • Free
  • Researchers
  • Teachers

Virtual event: streaming link to come

Event Type: Lecture, Virtual EventAudience(s): Researchers, Teachers

One hundred years ago, in June 1920, a Portland attorney travelled to Chicago, stood on a chair, and made a brief speech that eventually decided who would — and who wouldn't — be the thirtieth President of the United States. The remarkable story of Wallace McCamant is full of loyalties and grudges that had long impacts on McCamant and the nation.

Ability Accommodation Information

This event provides the following accommodations:

  • Handicap Accessible

Kerry Tymchuk is the Executive Director of the Oregon Historical Society A graduate of Willamette University and Willamette University College of Law, Tymchuk has served as a Marion County deputy district attorney, director of speechwriting to the U.S. Secretary of Labor Elizabeth Dole, director of speechwriting and legal counsel to U.S. Senator Bob Dole, and state director to U.S. Senator Gordon Smith.

Kerry Tymchuk 

About History Pub

All McMenamins locations are open for take-out, including food, beer, wine, cider and coffee, using proper COVID19 precautions. Call your order in and then swing by to pick up beer and tots to recreate the full History Pub experience at home.

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