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The Pennsylvania primary and the presidency: HAROLD MEYERSON will answer the question, “when will it be over?” hes executive editor of The American Prospect and an op-ed columnist for the Washington Post.
Richard Price will be speaking Saturday at 1030 at the LA Times Festival of Books at UCLA, Fowler Museum Auditorium. Tickets free but required — at Ticketmaster.com.
Plus: GREIL MARCUS talks about Elvis. His classic 1975 book MYSTERY TRAIN: IMAGES OF AMERICA IN ROCK N ROLL MUSIC is out now in a fifth revised edition. Elvis, he writes, was a great artist, a great rocker, a great purveyor of shlock, a great heart throb, a great bore, a great symbol of potency, a great ham, a great nice person, and, yes, a great American.
Also at the Bookfest at UCLA this weekend: I’ll be on a panel with Amy Goodman and Tom Hayden — Saturday at noon at Ackerman Ballroom — tickets free but required, at TicketMaster.com.