Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Building: Alumni House
Location: uptown campus
Rich Cohen's brilliant historcial profile, THE FISH THAT ATE THE WHALE, unveils Sam Zemurray as a hidden kingmaker and captialist revolutionary, driven by an indomitable will to succeed. Known as El Amigo, the Gringo, or simply Z, the Banana Man lived one of the great untold stories of the last hundred years. Starting with nothing but a cart of freckled bananas, Zemurray built an empire of banana cowboys, mercenary soldiers and American statesmen. From hustling on the docks of New Orleans to overthrowing Central American governments, from feuding with Huey Long to working with the Dulles brothers, Zemurray emerges as an unforgettable figure, connected to the birth of modern American diplomacy, public relations, business - a monumental life that reads like a parable of the American dream.
Sponsored by: Alumni Affairs / Alumni Association
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors
Tickets: Not required
Ticket Information: Seating is limited. Make your on-line reservation/s early.
Ticket are available online at: http://tulane.edu/alumni
Please RSVP by Monday, November 26, 2012 via the web at http://tulane.edu/alumni
For more information contact Ken Tedesco via email to KTedesco@Tulane.edu or by phone at 504-314-2963
Additional information may be found at the event website at http://tulane.edu/alumni
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